COVID-19 in Southwest Utah
WEEKLY SOUTHWEST UTAH COVID-19 REPORT – September 24, 2021
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TO GET VACCINATED: swuhealth.org/covid-vaccine
TO GET TESTED: coronavirus.utah.gov/utah-covid-19-testing-locations
You can find daily data at the Utah Department of Health website HERE
Data Descriptions (Southwest Utah numbers reported are for residents only. Non-residents are reported to their own state/county): New Cases: Positive test results received by our health department during the past 24 hours. Actual tests may have been performed 1-5 days earlier. Recovered: The Utah Department of Health defines recovery as at least 21 days following a positive test, excluding deaths. We also exclude patients who are still hospitalized . Currently Hospitalized: Accounting for admits and discharges since last report. Does not include patients who are not residents of the 5-county district. Deaths: Includes: 1) confirmed cases with a positive COVID-19 test and no alternative cause of death noted on the death certificate or reported by the Office of the Medical Examiner (OME), 2) probable cases where the death certificate lists COVID-19 disease as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death and no alternative cause of death reported by the OME, and 3) probable cases with COVID symptoms and close contact to a confirmed case and no alternative cause of death reported by the OME or the death certificate.