Vernal, UT Jan. 27, 2022 – TriCounty Health Department (TCHD) announces that as of Jan. 27, 2022 Uintah County is in high transmission level, Duchesne County is in high transmission level and Daggett is in low transmission level. TCHD reports today 11,664 total COVID-19 cases in the tri-county area, an increase of 151 new cases from yesterday. There are currently 2,233 active cases.
Over the past seven days the tri-county area has seen 20 new COVID-19 related hospitalizations and one new COVID-19 related death.
TCHD will no longer be issuing a press release weekly when transmission rates are low. The weekly press release and social media posts will be reserved for high and moderate transmission rate status for public awareness. Transmission continues to be updated on tricountyhealth.com/local-covid-19-transmission-index/ this page can also be found via tricountyhealth.com on COVID-19 information.
Uintah County’s 7-day average percent positivity was 38 percent and the 14-day case rate per 100,000 population was 3297/100,000, which equates to 1,186 cases in the past 14 days.
Duchesne County’s 7-day average percent positivity was 28 percent and the 14-day case rate per 100,000 population was 2382/100,000, which equates to 474 cases in the past 14 days.
Daggett County’s 7-day average percent positivity was 25 percent and the 14-day case rate per 100,000 population was 975/100,000, which equates to 10 cases in the past 14 days.
Statewide total ICU utilization 90 percent. Seven-day COVID-19 utilization is 40 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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