COVID-19 in Sask.: 10 deaths, case counts continue dropping

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Health-care workers in Saskatchewan administered 1,496 COVID-19 tests on Monday, according to the province's latest daily report. (Matthew Howard/CBC - image credit)
Health-care workers in Saskatchewan administered 1,496 COVID-19 tests on Monday, according to the province's latest daily report. (Matthew Howard/CBC - image credit)

Saskatchewan is reporting its lowest new daily caseload of COVID-19 in months, but also 10 new deaths.

There were 126 new cases reported on Tuesday, a drop of 44 from Monday.

It's the lowest daily case count since Aug. 16, when there were 87.

COVID-19 in Saskatchewan by the numbers

The seven-day daily average of new cases has also dropped, from 259 to 238.

There are 286 people in hospital including 69 in intensive care.

The ICU number does not include patients that have been transferred to Ontario to take some of the strain off the system here.

Percentage of eligible Saskatchewan residents by vaccine dose

Another number that's decreasing is active cases. On Tuesday, there were 2,538 people in that category.

With the 10 new deaths, the death toll in the province since the pandemic began is 827.

Daily vaccination progress in Saskatchewan

Here are the new case counts broken down by region:

  • Far northwest: five.

  • Far north central: zero.

  • Far northeast: eight.

  • Northwest: six.

  • North central: eight.

  • Northeast: one.

  • Saskatoon: 35.

  • Central west: two.

  • Central east: 14.

  • Regina: 29.

  • Southwest: one.

  • South central: three.

  • Southeast: six.

COVID-19 test positivity in Saskatchewan

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