COVID-19 in Sask.: Province closing in on 600K fully vaccinated residents

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The province's dashboard said 903 people got their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine by Sunday, while nearly 5,500 second doses were distributed. (Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader/The Associated Press - image credit)
The province's dashboard said 903 people got their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine by Sunday, while nearly 5,500 second doses were distributed. (Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader/The Associated Press - image credit)

A total of 6,406 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were distributed in Saskatchewan's updated dashboard numbers on Sunday.

Of them, 5,473 were second doses, bringing the provincial total there to 599,292.

Saskatchewan's COVID-19 dashboard update showed 36 new cases of the virus, bringing the province's total to 49,433 reported since the pandemic began.

The new cases were reported as follows:

  • Far northwest, 13.

  • Far northeast, two.

  • Northwest, two.

  • North central, two.

  • Saskatoon, nine.

  • Regina, four.

  • Southwest, one.

  • South central, one.

Two new cases required residence information. The dashboard showed 282 active cases of COVID-19 in the province as of Sunday.

There were 53 people in hospital; 44 were in inpatient care, nine were in intensive care.

No additional deaths were reported on Sunday. The province's seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases was at 26, or 2.2 per 100,00 people.

Another 990 people were tested for COVID-19 in Saskatchewan as of Sunday.

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