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Utah reports 120 COVID cases, 6 additional deaths

The Utah Department of Health on Friday said six more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 120 residents have tested positive for the virus since yesterday.
7 months ago
Krystie DeMello was hospitalized recently after dealing with a UTI for five months. She says this i...
Aley Davis, KSL TV

Intermountain Healthcare introduces Long COVID Navigation Program hotline

Some studies estimate more than 100 million people who had COVID-19 have or continue to have prolonged symptoms lasting months, and in some cases years. These chronic symptoms can be life altering, which is why Intermountain Healthcare is getting creative about their care. One Cedar City woman is sharing her story.
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Eliza Pace, KSL TV

Utah’s National Guard ends its two year mission helping health care workers

The National Guard's COVID-19 Joint Task Force announced the ending of its mission to provide support to state health officials since March 2020, Thursday. 
7 months ago
FILE: A lab technician works on smears for PCR tests for COVID-19 on Feb. 22, 2021. (Photo by Morri...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports 173 COVID cases, 5 additional deaths

The Utah Department of Health on Thursday said five more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 173 residents have tested positive for the virus since yesterday.
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Debbie Worthen, KSL TV

Utah County couple gives Minky Couture blankets to medical team at Utah Valley Hospital

Russell Greene doesn't call himself a COVID-19 survivor, he calls himself a COVID-19 miracle. His family thanked medical workers for saving his life.
7 months ago
FILE: Utah National Guard soldier Ebbin Wyatt administers a COVID-19 test to Nick Bradley at the Ut...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports 183 COVID cases, 3 additional deaths

The Utah Department of Health on Wednesday said three more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 183 residents have tested positive for the virus since yesterday.
7 months ago
FILE: An employee at Spectrum Solutions assembles COVID-19 saliva test kits on September 21, 2020 i...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports under 100 COVID cases, 5 additional deaths

The Utah Department of Health on Tuesday said five more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 94 residents have tested positive for the virus since yesterday.
7 months ago
FILE: A lab technician works on smears for PCR tests for COVID-19 on Feb. 22, 2021. (Photo by Morri...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports 353 COVID cases, 6 deaths over the weekend

The Utah Department of Health on Monday said six more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 353 residents have tested positive for the virus since Friday.
7 months ago
Salt Lake City's streets were deserted in the early days of the pandemic. (KSL TV)...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

A reporter looks back on two years of pandemic in Utah

Two years ago on March 11, 2020, the world changed for many Americans as COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Today, things are slowly getting back to normal. 
7 months ago
RaNae Bryantl receives a COVID-19 test from Utah National Guard Staff Sgt. Sorensen (no first name ...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports 244 COVID cases, 21 additional deaths

The Utah Department of Health on Friday said 21 more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 244 residents have tested positive for the virus since yesterday.
7 months ago
State-run COVID-19 test sites like this one in Midvale are not using rapid tests until further noti...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports 186 COVID cases, 24 additional deaths

The Utah Department of Health on Thursday said 24 more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 186 residents have tested positive for the virus since yesterday.
7 months ago
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Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports 198 new COVID cases, 9 additional deaths

The Utah Department of Health on Wednesday said nine more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 198 residents have tested positive for the virus since yesterday.
7 months ago
FILE: Medical workers test people for COVID-19 outside of the Draper Senior Center in Draper on Tue...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports 24 additional COVID deaths, 100 new cases

The Utah Department of Health on Tuesday said 24 more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 100 residents have tested positive for the virus since yesterday.
7 months ago
RaNae Bryantl receives a COVID-19 test from Utah National Guard Staff Sgt. Sorensen (no first name ...
Andrew Adams, KSL TV

Long-hauler reacts to study showing COVID-19 changes in brain

As a new study emerged that suggested even mild cases of COVID-19 change the brain and potentially speed up its aging, long-haul sufferers said the findings bring them a measure of vindication. 
7 months ago
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Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports 543 COVID cases, 9 additional deaths over the weekend

The Utah Department of Health on Monday said nine more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 543 residents have tested positive for the virus since Friday.
7 months ago
Healthcare workers care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports 261 COVID cases, 11 additional deaths

The Utah Department of Health on Friday said 11 more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 261 residents have tested positive for the virus since yesterday.
7 months ago
FILE: An employee at Spectrum Solutions assembles COVID-19 saliva test kits on September 21, 2020 i...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports 396 COVID cases, 6 additional deaths

The Utah Department of Health on Thursday said six more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 396 residents have tested positive for the virus since yesterday.
7 months ago
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Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports 461 COVID cases, 19 additional deaths

The Utah Department of Health on Wednesday said 19 more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 461 residents have tested positive for the virus since yesterday.
7 months ago
The U.S. Navy sent doctors, nurses and respiratory therapists to the University of Utah Hospital on...
Tamara Vaifanua, KSL TV

Navy sends medical team to U of U Hospital to help ease pandemic overload

Reinforcements from the U.S. Navy have arrived at University of Utah Hospital.
7 months ago
The Brigham Young Winter Home in St. George, Utah. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ historic sites returning to normal operations

All historic sites of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are returning to normal operations.
7 months ago
RaNae Bryantl receives a COVID-19 test from Utah National Guard Staff Sgt. Sorensen (no first name ...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports under 300 COVID cases, 8 additional deaths

The Utah Department of Health on Tuesday said eight more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 278 residents tested positive for the virus since yesterday.
7 months ago
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Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports 896 COVID cases, 3 deaths over weekend

The Utah Department of Health on Monday said three more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 896 residents tested positive for the virus over the weekend.
7 months ago
FILE: An employee at Spectrum Solutions assembles COVID-19 saliva test kits on September 21, 2020 i...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Utah reports under 500 COVID cases, 11 additional deaths on Friday

The Utah Department of Health on Friday said 11 more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 425 residents have tested positive for the virus since yesterday.
7 months ago
Healthcare workers care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray...
Josh Ellis

Utah reports 627 COVID cases, 5 additional deaths on Thursday

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health on Thursday said five more Utahns have lost their lives due to COVID-19 while 627 residents have tested positive for the virus since yesterday. Of those cases, 66 (10.53%) were in school-aged children: 29 cases in children ages 5-10 12 cases in children ages 11-13 25 […]
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