Province records lowest one-day total of new COVID-19 cases since November

The province is reporting 56 new cases of COVID-19.  That is the lowest one-day total since November 4 when 36 cases were announced.

The new cases are located in the Far North West (5), Far North Central (2), Far North East (15), North West (2), North Central (5), Saskatoon (6), Central East (1), Regina (16), and South Central (1), South East (1) zones and two (2) cases have pending residence information.  Eighteen cases with pending residence information were assigned to the Far North East (1), North West (7), North Central (8) and Regina (2) zones.  One Saskatchewan resident who tested positive out of province has been added to the North West (1) zone.

With 158 recoveries, the active case count is now at 1,425.  Of that 1,425, 412 are in the Regina region.

Sadly, there are three more deaths to report bringing the provincial total to 379.  Two of the deaths were people over the age of 80 in Saskatoon and the East-central zone with the other person in their 60’s from the northwest zone.

The amount of those in hospital have also dropped as 165 are now receiving care including 17 in intensive care.


Daily COVID-19 map for February 24, 2021

The seven-day daily average now stands at 146 or 11.9 new cases per 100,000.

2,155 tests were processed in Saskatchewan on Tuesday.

683 vaccine doses were administered in Saskatchewan on Tuesday with a majority of those happening in Regina and Saskatoon.

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