252 new cases of COVID-19 in Sask; 8 additional deaths

Eight residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. One new death in the age group 50-59 was reported in the North Central zone. One new death in the age group 60-69 was reported in the North Central zone. Three new deaths in the age group 70-79 were reported in the Saskatoon (1) and Regina (2) zones. Three new deaths in the age group 80+ were reported in the Saskatoon (1), Regina (1) and South Central (1) zones.

There are 252 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, bringing the provincial total to date to 13,329 cases.

The new cases are located in the Far North West (9), Far North Central (3), Far North East (17), North West (41), North Central (42), North East (12), Saskatoon (57), Central West (5), Central East (24), Regina (29), South West (2), South Central (4) and South East (4) zones and 3 new cases have pending residence information.

Eight previously reported cases with pending residence information have been assigned to the Far North East (1), North West (1), North Central (3) and Saskatoon (3) zones.

Of the cases, 3,762 cases out of the 13,329 cases are considered active. A total of 9,452 individuals have recovered.

127 people are in hospital. 107 people are receiving inpatient care: two in the Far North West, one in the Far North Central, seven in the North West, 20 in the North Central, three in the North East, 41 in the Saskatoon, one in the Central West, three in the Central East, 23 in the Regina and six in the South East zones. 20 people are in intensive care: one in the North West, four in the North Central, 10 in the Saskatoon, four in the Regina and one in the South West zones.

The seven-day average of daily new cases is 227 (18.7 new cases per 100,000 population).

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