Southern Utah broke its one-day high for new coronavirus infections on Sunday, set just the day before, by eight cases.
According to the Utah Department of Health, there were 67 new infections from the virus. Because the local Southwest Utah Public Health Department doesn’t release exact figures on Sunday, it is unclear how that total breaks down between counties. There were 472 more cases statewide.
No new deaths were reported.
Dr. Angela Dunn, the state epidemiologist with the Utah Department of Health, has said the large increase in cases does not correlate with any increase in testing. In Southern Utah, there has been a 314.5% (454 cases to 1428) increase in cases in June. According to the Southwest Utah Public Health Department, there have been 364 more tests in Southern Utah in June than May, a 7% increase.