LATEST UTAH Information
Current cases: Utah’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 increased by 84 on Thursday, although less than a 1,000 new test results were reported. The state’s total number of residents with confirmed cases is now 1,074. No new deaths were reported on the dashboard. More than half of the new confirmed cases (32) were in Salt Lake County, which now has 476 confirmed cases. Other local health departments reporting new cases include Bear River (5), Central Utah (2), Davis (10), San Juan (1), Southwest Utah (3), Summit (9), Utah (15), Wasatch (5), and Weber-Morgan (3). You can see the cases on our dashboard.
Dashboard changes: In looking at the dashboard, note that visitor cases have been replaced by hospitalizations. The 22 confirmed visitor cases are no longer included in the overall number.
GOED loans: The Utah Leads Together Small Business Bridge Loan program offers a bridge loan to the state’s small businesses with 50 or fewer employees.
The program is available beginning March 31, 2020, at 8 a.m. (MDT). You can learn more about the loans in this blog post.
How You Can Help
The best way to help during the COVID-19 pandemic is by supporting local response and relief efforts with a donation. We have identified funds to collect essential medical equipment, support workers in the food and beverage industry, and provide assistance to those most impacted by this crisis. Utah is a service-based state and we know people are eager to help.