Saskatchewan hits 2,000 deaths due to COVID-19

Saskatchewan reached a grime milestone, as 2,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the province.

The provincial government recently released the latest community respiratory illness surveillance program report, reporting five more people due to COVID-19 from June 18 to July 15.

Breakdown By Year:

February 1, 2020, to January 2, 2021 158
January 3, 2021, to January 1, 2022 797
January 2, 2022 – to January 13, 2023 878
January 14, 2023, to July 15, 2023 167
 TOTAL 2,000

Nationally, a total of 53,086 Canadians have died due to COVID-19.

Case-wise, the latest report shows an increase in confirmed cases; however, the numbers remain low.

There were 138 confirmed cases and four outbreaks in “high-risk” settings due to less COVID-19 laboratory testing; it’s estimated that the report doesn’t capture the bulk of all COVID-19 cases in the province.

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