302 new cases of COVID-19 in Sask; 5 additional deaths

Five Regina residents have died as a result of COVID-19. They were all in the 80+ age range.

In addition to the deaths, there are 302 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, bringing the provincial total to 10,899 cases.

Regina had the highest case count Wednesday with 131, there were 59 cases in Saskatoon, 35 in the North Central, 26 in the North West, 15 in the Far North East, 14 in the Far North West, 5 in the South East, 4 in the South West, 3 in the South Central, 2 in the Central East, and 1 case each in the Far North Central and North East zones. 2 cases have pending residence information.

Two cases with pending residence information were assigned to the Far North West and North Central zones. Two Saskatchewan residents testing positive out-of-province have been added to the Far North East and Saskatoon counts. Two cases previously reported were found to be out-of-province residents and removed from the counts for the North West and Regina zones.

 

The seven-day average of daily new cases is 273 (22.6 new cases per 100,000 population).

Of the 10,899 reported cases, 4,707 are considered active. A total of 6,121 people have recovered.

The province notes that active cases are overrepresented. There will be an adjustment in the coming days, as recovered cases are reconciled.

There are 141 people in hospital, including 113 receiving inpatient care, and 27 people in intensive care.

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