Daily COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan once again over 200

After a week where new COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan were below the 200 mark, Friday’s report shows 207 new cases to go along with 125 recoveries and two deaths.

The two deaths were a person in their 60’s from the Regina zone and a person over the age of 80 from the Saskatoon zone.  This brings the provincial death total to 393.

The new cases are located in the Far North West (23), Far North Central (2), Far North East (13), North West (20), North Central (13), North East (8), Saskatoon (45), Central East (18), Regina (43), South West (2), South Central (5), and South East (5) zones.


The numbers released Friday once again puts the active case count in Saskatchewan above the 1,500 mark as there are now 1,507 cases with 429 of them coming from the Regina zone.

Hospitalizations have dropped by eight as 138 with twenty people receiving intensive care.

The seven-day daily average is 155 or 12.7 new cases per 100,000 population.

3,289 tests were processed on Thursday.

On the vaccination front,  2,789 shots were delivered Thursday with the majority of them happening in Regina and Saskatoon.

A shipment of AstraZeneca vaccine (15,500 doses) is expected late next week and will be distributed among Regina, Saskatoon, North Battleford, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw and Yorkton.

The province says the Moderna vaccine shipment for next week is now now expected until the week of March 15.

The province adds that shipment dates and quantities of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine which was approved by Health Canada on Friday are not yet known.


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