Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

July 28, 2020
Current seven day average lowers to 541 statewide

Tooele County case per 1,000 below state average 

As of July 27 there have been 38,409 confirmed cases of COVD-19 statewide, compared to 34,526 confirmed cases one week ago on JUly 20, according to the Utah Department of Health.

There have been 2,253 total hospitalizations a sof July 27 statewide compared to 2,066 on July 20.

As of July 27 there were 247 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. That is compared to 207 on July 20, 2020.

A total of 46% of Utah’s non-ICU hospital beds were occupied as of July 27. There also were 59% of ICU beds occupied and 37% of Utah ventilators were in use as of July 27.

In Tooele County there were 498 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported as of July 27. That is compared to 441 as of July 20. 

There were a total of 22 hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Tooele County as of July 27, compared to 19 on July 20.

The number of current hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Tooele County hasn’t been reported.

The COVID-19 case rate per 100,000 was 712.4 in Tooele County as of July 27. Statewide the case rate per 100,000 was 1,215 per 100,000.

Statewide the mean incidence curve has been declining for the last 9 days with the current seven day average number of cases at 541, according to the Utah State Health Department.

Alex Azar, the secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services renewed the nationwide public health emergency effective for 90 days, effective as of July 25, 2020.


Tim Gillie

Editor at Tooele Transcript Bulletin
Tim has been writing for the Transcript Bulletin since October 2017. In February 2019 he was named as editor. In addition to being editor, Tim continues to write about Tooele County government, education, business, real estate, housing, politics and the state Legislature.A native of Washington state and a graduate of Central Washington University, Tim became a journalist after a 20 year career with the Boy Scouts of America.

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