ST. GEORGE, Utah (KDXU) - Hospitalizations are rising for COVID-19 patients in Southern Utah.

In Southwest Utah, 70 people are in the hospital when at the beginning of the month there were just under 40 people hospitalized.

David Heaton of the Southwest Utah Public Health says it's possible to see positive case counts rise around the holidays.

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