Sask. reports two new COVID-19 cases, two more recoveries

Saskatchewan has two new cases of COVID-19 as of Friday with a total of 641 reported cases in the province. One of the cases is from the South region and one is in the Saskatoon region.

Two more residents have recovered from the virus, which increases the provincial total to 570. 61 cases are considered active.

Four people are in hospital with two receiving inpatient care (one in Regina and one in Saskatoon) and two in ICU (both in Saskatoon).

Overall in Saskatchewan:
• 50 cases are health care workers; however, the source of the infections may not be related to health care in all instances.
• 253 of the cases are from the Far North, 169 are from the Saskatoon area, 112 from the North, 78 from the Regina area, 17 from the South and 12 from the Central region.
• 94 cases involve people 19 years of age and under, while the remainder are adults.
• 229 cases are in the 20-39 age range; 195 are in the 40-59 age range; 105 are in the 60-79 age range; and 18 are in the 80-plus range.
• 51 per cent of the cases are females and 49 per cent are males.
• 10 deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported to date.

46,454 COVID-19 tests have been performed in Saskatchewan as of May 29.

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