COVID-19 in Sask.: Province surpasses 80,000 known COVID-19 cases during the pandemic

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There are 157 people in hospital, 39 of these patients are in intensive care. There are another 10 patients in hospital out of province. . (Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer/The Associated Press - image credit)
There are 157 people in hospital, 39 of these patients are in intensive care. There are another 10 patients in hospital out of province. . (Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer/The Associated Press - image credit)

With 89 new cases reported today, Saskatchewan has now surpassed 80,000 known COVID-19 cases during the pandemic. Meanwhile, three more people have died, bringing the number of COVID-19-related deaths to 908.

Percentage of eligible Saskatchewan residents by vaccine dose

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Saskatoon continues to be a hot spot with 27 new cases. The central east zone reported 26 new cases and Regina had 10.

The new cases announced Thursday were in the following health zones:

  • Far northwest: one.

  • Northwest: four.

  • North central: three.

  • Northeast: one.

  • Saskatoon: 27.

  • Central west: four.

  • Central east: 26.

  • Regina: 10.

  • Southwest: two.

  • South central: two.

  • Southeast: six.

Residence information is pending for three other cases.

More than a third (34.8 per cent) of new cases were in the 20 to 39 age category.

COVID-19 deaths reported each month in Saskatchewan

One hundred and fifty-seven people are in hospital for COVID-19, with 39 of them in intensive care.

Not counted in those figures is another 10 patients being treated out of province.

Daily vaccination progress in Saskatchewan

There are slightly more than 1,100 known active cases in the province.

About 2,000 vaccines were administered Thursday, with three-quarters of those being second doses.

COVID-19 in Saskatchewan by the numbers

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