COVID-19 in Sask.: 128 new cases, 3 more deaths

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Saskatchewan's current proof-of-vaccination policy has been in effect since Oct 1. (Matthew Howard/CBC - image credit)
Saskatchewan's current proof-of-vaccination policy has been in effect since Oct 1. (Matthew Howard/CBC - image credit)

Saskatchewan is reporting 128 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, as well as three more deaths of people who had the illness.

That brings the total provincial death toll from the pandemic to 854 — up from 708 deaths reported 30 days ago.

Saskatchewan also reported 222 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Monday, including 55 patients in intensive care. Twenty-six other COVID-19 patients from Saskatchewan were receiving ICU care outside of the province.

According to the province's online COVID-19 dashboard, less than a third of the new cases reported Monday (32 per cent) were in children younger than 12.

COVID-19 in Saskatchewan by the numbers

The province is now reporting 1,950 known active COVID-19 cases.

The seven-day average of daily new cases is now 188, or 15.6 new cases per 100,000 people. A month ago, that number was 479.

The new cases reported Monday are located in the following zones:

  • Far northwest:

  • Far northeast: three.

  • Northwest: 10.

  • North central: 15.

  • Northeast: seven.

  • Saskatoon: 30

  • Central west: two.

  • Central east: 17.

  • Regina: 26.

  • Southwest: four.

  • South central: one.

  • Southeast: seven.

Location information was pending for six more cases.

There were 1,361 more COVID-19 tests performed in Saskatchewan since Sunday's update.

Mea 2,068 more COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the province, including 546 first doses.

Daily vaccination progress in Saskatchewan

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