246 new cases of COVID-19 in SK on Friday with 387 recoveries

There are still many active cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, but the active case count has dropped on Friday.

The latest numbers from the government show 246 new cases with 387 recoveries putting the active case number at 4,547.

The new cases are located in the Far North West (19), Far North Central (1), Far North East (13), North West (24), North Central (34), North East (9), Saskatoon (65), Central West (3), Central East (6), Regina (50), South West (1), South Central (7) and South East (14) zones and no (0) new cases have pending residence information.

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

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Friday’s numbers bring the seven-day daily average to 282 or 22.3 active cases per 100,000 population.

For the first time since Saturday, there were no deaths meaning that number stands at 75.

133 people are in hospital. 106 are receiving inpatient care: one in the Far North West, six in the North West, 16 in the North Central, two in the North East, 45 in Saskatoon, two in the Central East, 26 in Regina, one in the South West, one in the South Central and six in the South East zones. 27 people are in intensive care: six in the North Central, 11 in Saskatoon, eight in Regina, one in the South West and one in the South Central zones.

Overall in Saskatchewan to date:

• 397 cases are healthcare workers; however, the source of the infections may not be related to healthcare in all instances.
• 2,402 cases involve people 19 years of age and under, while the remainder are adults.
• 4,037 cases are in the 20-39 age range; 3,013 are in the 40-59 age range; 1,529 are in the 60-79 age range; and 489 are in the 80-plus range. Confirmation of age is pending for five cases.
• 50 per cent of the cases are female and 50 per cent are male.

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