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How are Utah doctors handling this increase in COVID-19 cases?

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Utah hospitals have been treating COVID-19 patients for over four months now, and while doctors are finding success with some treatments, they are still concerned about a recent surge in cases.

The Utah Department of Health reports that 197 COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized in the state. Of those, 94 are in the intensive care unit.

Hospitalizations represent 6.3% of current known COVID-19 cases, according to health department data.

“That number is relatively stable, thankfully, for now,” said Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, an infectious disease physician with Intermountain Healthcare.

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