85% of new Utah COVID-19 cases are among unvaccinated

Link: https://www.ksl.com/article/50192791/85-of-new-utah-covid-19-cases-are-among-unvaccinated



The Utah Department of Health reported 462 new cases of COVID-19, one new death and 7,412 new vaccinations administered in Utah Thursday.

It also released a new dataset for the first time that shows the number of “breakthrough” cases, hospitalizations and deaths for those who aren’t vaccinated account for a vast majority of recent trends. It also shows rate of new COVID-19 vaccinations is very slowly rising.

Utah’s rolling seven-day average for new positive cases in the state is now at 324, which is a slight increase from 312 Wednesday. The number of new cases is still well below any of the previous increases experienced since March 2020.

Author(s): Carter Williams, KSL.com

Publication Date: 24 June 2021

Publication Site: KSL.com