121 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan; 35 from Regina zone

COVID-19 numbers continue to be below 200, but the trend of a majority of the new cases coming from the Regina zone continues.

On Wednesday, the province announced 121 new cases.  35 of them, or just under 30 percent, are in the Regina zone.

The new cases combined with 180 recoveries puts the active case count at 1,431.  431 of those are in Regina.

The other new cases are located in the Far North West (2), Far North East (40), North West (6), North Central (6), North East (3), Saskatoon (17), Central West (2), Central East (7),  and South West (1) zones.

Two more people have died from the virus.  They were both over the age of 80 with one coming from Regina and the other from Saskatoon.  This brings the provincial total to 389.

153 people are in hospital with 20 in intensive care.

The seven-day daily average now sits at 154 or 12.5 new cases per 100,000 population.

2,588 tests were processed in Saskatchewan on Tuesday.

When it comes to vaccines, 1,358 were administered with most of the shots being delivered in the Northcentral, East central and Saskatoon regions

The province says Pfizer shipments for the week of March 1 have arrived in Regina (3,510) and Saskatoon (3,510). North Battleford (2,340) and Prince Albert (4,680) shipments are expected by end of day on Wednesday.




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