Utah coronavirus cases up 3,395 Saturday, as hospitalizations set another record

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With 3,395 new coronavirus cases reported Saturday, Utah's rate of new diagnoses dropped slightly, but hospitalizations reached new records.

The Utah Department of Health on Saturday reported a seven-day average of 3,229 new positive test results per day — below Friday's record-high rate of 3,331, but far above the 2,200 new daily cases the state was averaging two weeks ago.

Utah's death toll from the coronavirus stood at 787 on Saturday, with 14 fatalities reported since Friday:

Three Salt Lake County woman, ages 25 to 44, 65 to 84, and older than 85.

Two Weber County men, one age 65 to 84 and one older than 85.

Four Salt Lake…
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