Saskatchewan reports 54 new coronavirus cases, Saskatoon hits 200 active cases

Saskatchewan reported 54 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the provincial total of cases to 2,783.

The new cases are located in the following zones:

  • Far North West: 2
  • Far North East: 2
  • North West: 2
  • North Central: 15
  • North East: 1
  • Saskatoon: 13
  • Central East: 9
  • Regina: 9
  • South East: 1

Public health says the source of transmission for all the new cases remains under investigation.

Hospitalizations are down slightly. There are 23 people in hospital, a decrease from the 25 reported on Sunday, which was a record high.

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There are 18 people receiving inpatient care, while five people are in the ICU.

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There are 650 active cases in Saskatchewan, the highest active case count reported to date.

In Saskatoon, active COVID-19 cases hit 200 while in Regina active cases surpassed 100.

This is a new record of active cases for both regions.


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Breakdown of active coronavirus cases in Saskatchewan

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  • Far North West: 27
  • Far North East: 35
  • North West: 27
  • North Central: 128
  • North East: 39
  • Saskatoon: 200
  • Regina: 101
  • Central West: 7
  • Central East: 54
  • South West: 2
  • South Central: 4
  • South East 24

Saskatchewan reported 23 more recoveries on Monday, bringing total provincial recoveries to 2,108.

Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 death toll remains at 25.


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Coronavirus breakdown by age

  • 540 people are 19 and under
  • 992 people are 20 to 39
  • 796 are 40 to 59
  • 376 people are 60 to 79
  • 79 people are 80 and over
  • Women make up 51 per cent of the cases, men make up 49 per cent.

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Officials said 1,365 cases are linked to community contact or mass gatherings, 350 are travel-related, 715 have no known exposure and 353 are under investigation by public health.

There have been 87 cases involving health-care workers.

Saskatchewan has completed 250,241 COVID-19 tests so far for the virus, up 2,332  from Sunday.

 

 





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