Five more COVID-19 deaths in Saskatchewan

The amount of people in Saskatchewan that have died as a result of COVID-19 is approaching the 400 mark.

On Saturday, the province told us about five more deaths and 162 new cases with almost a third of those new cases coming from the Regina region.

Three of the five deaths come from the Regina region with all three being aged 80 or over.  The other deaths were also people 80 or over. They were in the Saskatoon and southeast zone. This brings the provincial total to 385.


The 162 cases are located in located in the Far North West (27), Far North East (5), North West (13), North Central (3), North East (9), Saskatoon (23), Central East (18), Regina (52), South Central (7) and South East (1) zones, while four cases are pending residence information.  Nine cases with pending residence information were assigned to the Far North East (1), North West (1), North Central (3), Regina (3) and South Central (1) zones.

With 119 recoveries, the active case count is now at 1,548.  Of those 1,548, almost 500 are in the Regina region.

Hospitalizations are down by four from Friday’s number with 151 receiving treatment. Of those 151, 16 people are in intensive care including six in Regina.

The seven-day daily average now stands at 152 or 12.4 cases per 100,000 population.

2,647 tests were processed in Saskatchewan on Friday.

There were 5,211 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered on Friday bringing the total number of vaccines delivered in the province to 75,501. To date, this is the highest one-day total for vaccine delivery in the province.

The doses were administered in the Saskatoon (254), Regina (286), Far North West (33), North Central (869), North West (918), Central East (1202), Central West (403), South East (570) and South West (676) zones.


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