Vernal, UT Aug. 12, 2021 – TriCounty Health Department (TCHD) announces that as of Aug. 12, 2021 Uintah County is in high transmission level, Duchesne County is in high transmission level and Daggett is in low transmission level. TCHD reports today, a total of 5,285 since March 2020, an increase of 21 new cases in the tri-county area from yesterday with 140 current active cases.
Over the past seven days the tri-county area has seen 14 new COVID-19 related hospitalizations and zero new COVID-19 related deaths.
A transmission level (high, moderate, low) is determined if a county has two of the three metrics in the designated level of transmission, this metric is calculated weekly. There are currently no public health orders, these stats are for informational purposes only. Remember to practice good hand hygiene and stay home when sick.
Uintah County’s 7-day average percent positivity was 15 percent and the 14-day case rate per 100,000 population was 409/100,000, which equates to 146 cases in the past 14 days.
Duchesne County’s 7-day average percent positivity was 20 percent and the 14-day case rate per 100,000 population was 602/100,000, which equates to 120 cases in the past 14 days.
Daggett County’s 7-day average percent positivity was 17 percent and the 14-day case rate per 100,000 population was 105/100,000, which equates to one case in the past 14 days.
Statewide total ICU utilization 80 percent. Seven-day COVID-19 utilization is 30 percent.
For the purpose of these rates, the Ute Indian Tribe contributes to the county numbers and rates in which the individual resides.
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