Over 100 active COVID-19 cases 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 969, 19 have no known location and 950 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 106 active cases in youth, an increase of 10 from the previous report. Last week there were 266 tests performed across the North Central zone.

North Central 2, which is Prince Albert, has 53 active cases in youth.

North Central 1, which includes communities such as Christopher Lake, Candle Lake and Meath Park, has 53 active cases and North Central 3 has 15 active cases.

Cumulative tests performed since Sept. 7, 2020 in the North Central zone is 4,925.

Provincially there is a 17.5 per cent test positivity rate in youth.

There were 2,941 tests performed in total in the province in the last week.

The cumulative number of tests performed since Sept. 7, 2020 is 63,842.

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