Daily COVID-19 report shows 334 new cases with three more deaths

The province is reporting 334 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday to go along with 278 recoveries.  That puts the active case count at 2,947.

There are also three more deaths to tell you about.  Two of the three were from the Regina zone. One was in their 70`s while the other was aged 80-plus.  The third person to die was a person over the age of 80 in the Northcentral zone.  177 people in Saskatchewan have now died from COVID-19 with 55 of those deaths happening in the Regina zone.


The new cases are located in the Far North West (15), Far North Central (1), Far North East (24), North West (11), North Central (65), North East (14), Saskatoon (83), Central West (4), Central East (6), Regina (49), South West (1), South Central (1) and South East (33) zones and 27 new cases have pending residence information.

176 people are in hospital including 45 in Regina.  29 people are getting intensive care including 12 in Regina.

Thursday`s numbers bring the seven-day daily average of cases to 254 or 20.9 per 100,000 population.

2,548 tests were processed in Saskatchewan on Wednesday bringing the provincial total to 442,063

When it comes to vaccines, the province says a total of 4,832 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Saskatchewan.  This includes 2,069 Pfizer doses in the Regina pilot program and 233 second doses, now being administered; 2,407 Pfizer doses in Saskatoon; and 123 Moderna doses in the Far North West zone.

Immunizations for eligible health care staff, as well as long term and personal care home residents, began this morning in Prince Albert.  Prince Albert has now received 3,900 Pfizer doses, which will all be used as first doses.  The Saskatchewan Health Authority will communicate clinic information to eligible staff and facilities. February allocations for the Pfizer vaccine have been confirmed at 11,700 arriving each week.

An update on the COIVD-19 vaccination roll-out can be found at www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-vaccine.

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