202 new cases of COVID-19 in Sask; 116 in hospital

There are 202 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, bringing the provincial total to date to 9,730 cases.

The new cases are located in the Far North West (8), Far North East (17), North West (18), North Central (33), North East (10), Saskatoon (4), Central West (8), Central East (8), Regina (51), South West (21), South Central (6) and South East (13) zones and 5 new cases have pending residence information.

One case has been assigned to the North East (from October 21); nine cases with pending residence information were assigned to the North West (one from November 23), North Central (seven from December 3), and South East (one from November 29).

The seven-day average of daily new cases is 263 (21.7 new cases per 100,000 population). Important Note: The case numbers reported today from Saskatoon are much lower than anticipated due to a data-related issue that is in the process of correction and is expected to be updated tomorrow.

Of the 9,730 reported cases, 4,191 are considered active. A total of 5,484 people have recovered.

116 people are in hospital. 91 people are receiving inpatient care: nine in the North West, 10 in the North Central, one in the North East, 34 in Saskatoon, one in the Central East, 15 in Regina, three in the South West, and 18 in the South East zones. 25 people are in intensive care: five in the North Central, 11 in Saskatoon and nine in the Regina zones.

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