COVID-19 in Sask: 27 new cases, 62 people in hospital

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An additional 3,831 people in Saskatchewan have received their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday. (Lars Hagberg/The Canadian Press - image credit)
An additional 3,831 people in Saskatchewan have received their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday. (Lars Hagberg/The Canadian Press - image credit)

Saskatchewan reported 27 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, 19 fewer than the day before.

The 7-day average of new COVID-19 cases was 34, or 2.9 new cases per 100,000 residents, according to Sunday's update on the province's online COVID-19 dashboard.

Currently, 336 cases are currently considered active and 48,769 people have recovered from the disease, the province says.

The new cases are in the following zones:

  • Far northwest: five.

  • Northwest: one.

  • North central: two.

  • Northeast: one.

  • Saskatoon: three.

  • Central east: one.

  • Regina: nine.

  • South central: one.

  • Southeast: four.

Government of Saskatchewan
Government of Saskatchewan

As of Sunday, health-care workers in Saskatchewan tested 1,040 people compared to 1,457 the day before.

62 people are currently in hospital with the illness, with 11 of them in the intensive care unit.

The province reported one death from COVID-19 on Saturday, but no new ones on Sunday.

Overall 578 people in Saskatchewan have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic started, the government says.

Another 4,722 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the province, according to the province's online data on Sunday.

Of those, 881 people received their first shot and 3,841 their second dose, bringing the province's fully vaccinated total to 629,785.

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