COVID-19 deaths in SK hit 75 after four more reported

24 people have died from COVID-19 in Saskatchewan this month and 46 have died in the last 30 days.

That figure went up to 75 after the government announced four new deaths in its daily COVID-19 update on Thursday.

Two of the four were in the 80-plus demographic with one in Regina and the other in the south central zone.

The other two were a person in their 30’s from the north-central zone and a person in their 50’s from the province’s northeast.

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The new cases are located in the Far North West (15), Far North Central (3), Far North East (15), North West (47), North Central (37), North East (9), Saskatoon (109), Central West (1), Central East (6), Regina (53), South West (15), South Central (2) and South East (8) zones and four (4) new cases have pending residence information.

Two cases with pending residence information were assigned to the Far North East and North West zones.

The seven-day average of daily new cases is 283 (23.3 new cases per 100,000 population).

345 people have recovered meaning the active case count is now 4,682.

138 people are in hospital. 107 are receiving inpatient care: seven in the North West, 16 in the North Central, two in the North East, 47 in Saskatoon, one in the Central East, 25 in Regina, one in the South West, one in the South Central and seven in the South East zones. 31people are in intensive care: eight in the North Central, 11 in Saskatoon, ten in Regina, one in the South West and one in the South Central zones.

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