Daily COVID-19 updates shows 169 new cases, 154 recoveries and 124 in hospital

For a second straight day, the amount of new COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan is lower than 200.

Wednesday’s update shows 169 new cases which combined with 154 recoveries moves the active case count up to 4,213 with over half of those in Regina and Saskatoon.   The seven-day daily average now sits at 243 which is down twenty from Tuesday’s update.

The new cases are located in the Far North West (3), Far North Central (2), Far North East (13), North West (35), North Central (28), North East (2), Saskatoon (38), Central West (1), Central East (2), Regina (30), South West (1), South Central (2) and South East (1) zones and 11 new cases have pending residence information.

Four previously reported cases with pending residence information have been assigned to the North West (2), North Central (1) and Regina (1).

While 124 people remain in hospital, the amount of those needing intensive care has gone up to 30 which is a rise of four from Tuesday’s update.

94 people are receiving inpatient care: two in the Far North West, eight in the North West, 10 in the North Central, 40 in Saskatoon, two in the Central East, 28 in Regina, one in the South Central and three in the South East zones. Of the 30 in intensive care: one is  in the North West, six in the North Central, ten in Saskatoon, twelve in Regina, and one in the South West.

2,270 tests were processed in Saskatchewan on Tuesday putting the provincial number at 393,680.

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