26 active cases of COVID-19 in youth in North Central

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On Thursday the province released the updated numbers on COVID-19 cases in youth. The total active cases in youth provincially in all locations are 283. One has no known location and 282 have a location reported.

The province releases the update on the numbers each Thursday.

Currently in the North Central zone, which includes Prince Albert, there are 27 active cases in youth. Last week there were 108 tests performed across the North Central zone.

North Central 2, which is Prince Albert, has nine active cases in youth.

North Central 1, which includes communities such as Christopher Lake, Candle Lake and Meath Park, has 1 active cases and North Central 3 has seven active cases.

Cumulative tests performed since Sept. 7, 2020 in the North Central zone is 5,598

Provincially there is a 14.8 per cent test positivity rate in youth.

There were 1,868 tests performed in total in the province in the last week.

The cumulative number of tests performed since Sept. 7, 2020 is 73,977.

Michael Oleksyn, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Prince Albert Daily Herald