MURRAY, Utah – Intermountain Healthcare community is mourning the loss of one of its staff, who died of complications from COVID-19.
“She is a beloved team member (not directly involved in patient care) in her unit at the Intermountain Medical Center and has a positive impact on the people she works with. Her family has been asking for privacy at this time but wants the public to know COVID -19 is real and asking people to take precautions in everyday life to reduce virus transmission. in the community “, a statement from Intermountain Healthcare said.
On Thursday, the Utah Department of Health said 632 people in Utah are now dead from COVID-19 and the state saw a record one-day increase with more than 2,800 confirmed cases.
“We are asking the community to stand with us at this moment to do all we can to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the community: to cover up, keep social distance and avoid crowds, wash hands often and stay home if sick. ” Intermountain Healthcare’s statement said.