Out-of-state visitor identified with second known case of coronavirus in Summit County | ParkRecord.com

Out-of-state visitor identified with second known case of coronavirus in Summit County

Courtesy of the CDC
Resources for information about the coronavirus

People concerned about whether they have COVID-19 are advised to call the Utah Coronavirus Information Line at 1-800-456-7707. 

State and local health officials on Thursday announced the second known case of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, in Summit County. 

According to a press release, the patient is an out-of-state visitor and a man under 60. The Utah Department of Health and Summit County Health Department are attempting to contact anyone who has been in close contact with the individual for monitoring of possible symptoms. 

Further details were not immediately available.

The announcement came a day after the first known COVID-19 case in Summit County was publicized. That case involves a Summit County resident who recently traveled to Austria and who notified his health care provider about his symptoms within days of his return to Utah. 

“Both COVID-19 cases currently identified in Summit County are the result of travel,” said Rich Bullough, director of the Summit County Health Department. “At this time, we still have no cases of community spread in Summit County. The public should remain calm and continue practicing preventive health measures such as properly washing their hands, avoiding touching their faces, and staying home when experiencing cold or flu symptoms. Avoid large gatherings and practice social distancing.”

For information about symptoms of the coronavirus and how to protect yourself, click here.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Park City and Summit County make the Park Record's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


Park Record 2021 Voter Guide: Park City mayoral candidates

With Election Day approaching on Nov. 2, The Park Record asked the two Park City mayoral candidates, incumbent Mayor Andy Beerman and City Councilor Nann Worel, to answer a series of questions in their own words on a range of topics important to voters.

See more