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Utah Dept. of Health Aug 6
Actually, we’re reporting fewer tests today than yesterday. So....
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Utah Dept. of Health Aug 3
If we all wear a mask, then we’re better protected and Utah can stay open for school, movies, football games, church, and dance recitals. Let’s work together for the greater good and protect each other.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 30
Replying to @kslnewsradio
Correction to this: 1 in 6 Utahns have been tested (not test positive).
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 30
. has approved a request from to require be worn in the city to help prevent the spread of .
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 22
Case counts for Salt Lake County can be found here: . It's on the overview page, right under the boxes showing state totals.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 20
While COVID-19 has captured much of the state’s attention, public health officials across Utah are reminding all residents who plan to spend some or all of the upcoming holiday weekend outside to protect themselves from mosquito bites.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 17
Replying to @andypierucciUT
Thank you Andy. We will let our contact tracing teams know!
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 17
Replying to @MattHugieKSL
If you hover over the bars in the chart on the overview tab called “number of people tested by date” you can see how many positive and negative PCR or antigen tests were reported.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 17
The Recovery Project offers FREE help for COVID-19 related stress. Call or text 385-386-2289 or email utahstrong@utah.gov for crisis counseling mental health education, and referrals if more help is needed. Everyday from 7a-7p. Spanish and other languages available.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 16
Randy - these data are available under the “Outbreaks” tab. There have been 264 total facilities that have had outbreaks.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 16
We appreciate the support, Andy. You've been a great COVID-19 stats guy.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 16
In a nutshell, antigen tests detect current infection by identifying a protein from the COVID virus. Antibody tests detect potential past infection by detecting antibodies the body created to fight the infection.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 16
We are including ANTIGEN not ANTIBODY results. Antigen tests detect current infection.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 16
Yes, these are lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 16
Antigen tests are like a PCR test which are done with a nasal swab and detect if someone is infectious with COVID-19 right now.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 16
Replying to @RobertGehrke
We do not report antibody tests. The new tests being reported today are antigen tests. Antigen tests are like a PCR test which are done with a nasal swab and detect if someone is infectious with COVID-19 right now.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 16
Replying to @RobertGehrke
Robert - important difference, these are ANTIGEN not ANTIBODY tests.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 16
We do not report antibody tests. The new tests being reported today are antigen tests. Antigen tests are like a PCR test which are done with a nasal swab and detect if someone is infectious with COVID-19 right now.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 16
Replying to @BenWinslow @fox13
Ben - important difference, these are ANTIGEN not ANTIBODY tests.
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Utah Dept. of Health Jul 16
Gov. Gary Herbert will join Dr. Dunn, along with Dr. Tom Miller from the University of Utah Health and Lexi Cunningham with the State Superintendents Association to provide an update on the ongoing pandemic. Click the link to join the live:
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