Local Counties Move to Moderate COVID-19 Transmission Level (2/18/21 - 2/24/21)
By Kristin Forbis, Feb 19, 2021
The COVID-19 Transmission Index Levels are finally reflecting the reduction in COVID-19 activity in the TriCounty area. After months of being listed at the High Transmission Level, both Uintah County and Duchesne County have been moved to the Moderate Level and Daggett County remains at the Low Transmission Level. According to Thursday’s press release, Uintah County’s 7-day average percent positivity was 8 percent and there were 109 cases in the past 14 days. Duchesne County’s 7-day average percent positivity was 4 percent and there were 42 cases in the past 14 days. Daggett County’s 7-day average percent positivity was 0 percent and there were 0 cases in the past 14 days. Over the past 7 days from the time of the press release, the tri-county area as a whole had 6 COVID-19 related hospitalizations and 0 new COVID-19 related deaths. Statewide total ICU utilization was 81 percent and the 7-day COVID-19 utilization was 22 percent.