All restaurants, bars, and food service establishments in the state of Utah are being ordered to suspend dine-in operations for a period of two weeks. Gatherings of more than 10 people will also be prohibited during that time.
The Utah County Health Department announced Tuesday afternoon that an adult male over the age of 18 has tested positive for COVID-19. The patient appears to have contracted the virus through community spread. No other details are being released about the patient.
The Bear River Health Department announced today that we have our first confirmed case of COVID-19. The details of this case are still being investigated but do appear to be the result of exposure to a known case in Salt Lake County.
State agencies and partners were on hand as 25 Utahns arrived back in Utah after an ordeal that started as a cruise and ended with a weeklong quarantine in two states. The 23 Utahns arrived from Dobbins Air Force Base in Georgia on Sunday evening. None are showing symptoms of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and have either tested negative or are awaiting test results.