Vernal, UT Aug. 5, 2021 – TriCounty Health Department (TCHD) announces that as of Aug. 5, 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 (Aug. 5, 2021) 413 active cases, an increase of 40 new cases in the tri-county area from yesterday.
Over the past seven days the tri-county area has seen 21 new COVID-19 related hospitalizations and one new COVID-19 related death.
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 16 percent and the 14-day case rate per 100,000 population was 420/100,000, which equates to 150 cases in the past 14 days.
Duchesne County’s 7-day average percent positivity was 26 percent and the 14-day case rate per 100,000 population was 572/100,000, which equates to 114 cases in the past 14 days.
Daggett County’s 7-day average percent positivity was 0 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 83 percent. Seven-day COVID-19 utilization is 31 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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