It is another sad day on the COVID-19 front in Saskatchewan as four more people have died.
One of the deaths was a person aged 80 plus in the Far Northeast zone, one was in their 60’s in the northeast zone and two were in their 70’s from the Far Northwest and Saskatoon zones. This brings the provincial total to 219.
There are 290 new cases and 142 recoveries moving the active case count up to 4,265. The seven-day daily average now sits at 291 or 24.0 new cases per 100,000 population.
The new cases are located in the Far North West (45), Far North Central (12), Far North East (20), North West (41), North Central (13), North East (33), Saskatoon (55), Central West (1), Central East (10), Regina (25), South West (2), South Central (5) and South East (7) zones, while 21 new cases have pending residence information. Six cases with pending residence information were assigned to the North West (2), North Central (2), Saskatoon (1) and South Central (1) zones.
210 people are in hospital including 42 in Regina receiving inpatient care. 30 people are in intensive care including eight in Regina.
There were 2,449 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered yesterday in Saskatchewan – this brings the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 22,618.
The doses were administered in the following zones: Regina (527), Saskatoon (778), North Central (65), Far North East (104), Central East (183) and South East (792).