CRISP report shows four more deaths and close to 500 cases of COVID-19 over two-week span

Four more people have died due to COVID-19, according to the province’s latest Community Respiratory Illness Surveillance report for September 24th to October 7th.

Over the two weeks, there were 499 positive lab tests for COVID-19, an increase from the 276 in the previous two-week reporting period.

COVID-19 hospitalizations increased slightly from 127 for the previous two weeks to 131 for the most recent two weeks. COVID-19 ICU admissions have improved somewhat from 9 for the last two weeks to 12 for the most recent two weeks.

As for the vaccination rate, of those five years and older, 2.1 per cent have received their latest booster dose in the last six months.

Except for Regina, all areas of the province have less than 50 per cent of their population up-to-date for COVID-19 vaccines.

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