One more COVID-19 death in Saskatchewan; 42 new cases

There are 42 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, bringing the provincial total to 1,072.

One person from the North who tested positive for COVID-19 has died.  This person was in the 60-69 age range.

The new cases consist of 23 in the South, 11 in the Central, 3 in the North, 3 in the Far North, and 2 in Saskatoon.

17 of the new cases are from colonies in the southwest and west central region where cases already exist. There are currently 15 Hutterite communities with active cases in the province.

218 of the 1,072 cases are considered active.

838 people have recovered from the virus, including 13 more people on Thursday.

Thirteen people are in hospital.  Nine people are receiving inpatient care; five in Saskatoon, two in the North, one in the South and one in Regina.  Four people are in intensive care; three in Saskatoon and one in the South.

Yesterday, an all-time high of 1,468 COVID-19 tests were performed in Saskatchewan.

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