COVID-19 saskatchewan

Nearly half of Saskatchewan’s coronavirus deaths reported in past month

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Close to half of Saskatchewan’s coronavirus-related deaths have been reported in just the past month, according to new numbers released on Tuesday. Six more people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died, bringing the province’s new total up to 225. There were 115 deaths as of Dec. 19, 2020. One …

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7-day average of new coronavirus infections below 300 as Saskatchewan adds 4 deaths

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Four more people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died, bringing Saskatchewan’s total up to 219. Two of the recently deceased were in their 70s and reported in the far north west and Saskatoon zones, according to a press release. Another was in the 80-plus age group in the far north east …

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Son of 98-year-old COVID-19 survivor urges public health compliance in Saskatchewan

Son of 98-year-old COVID-19 survivor urges public health compliance in Saskatchewan

After worrying about losing his 98-year-old mother in Saskatchewan’s deadliest COVID-19 outbreak, a Regina man is tired of people not adhering to public health orders. Brian Albert told Global News that anti-maskers and COVID-19 deniers should try mopping the floors of Extendicare Parkside where his mother lives, and where …

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210 coronavirus deaths, hospitalizations in Saskatchewan

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Four more people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died, bringing Saskatchewan’s total deaths related to the pandemic to 210. Two of the recently deceased were in their 60s and in the north east and south east zones, according to a press release. The others were in the 80-plus age group and …

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New high for Saskatchewan coronavirus patients, more vaccine clinics for seniors

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The number of coronavirus-related patients in Saskatchewan hospitals rose to a new high on Thursday. In the province, 206 people are currently in hospital with COVID-19 — 173 are receiving inpatient care and 33 are in intensive care. Read more: Saskatchewan epidemiologist calls for second COVID-19 shutdown No new deaths were …

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Record 187 total coronavirus hospitalizations in Saskatchewan

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Saskatchewan reported its highest total number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations on Sunday. In the province, 187 people are currently in hospital with COVID-19 — 156 are receiving inpatient care and 31 are in intensive care. Read more: Saskatchewan Penitentiary inmate dies due to COVID-19 The Saskatchewan government said Sunday’s complete COVID-19 statistics …

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Seven COVID-19-related deaths reported in Saskatchewan

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Saskatchewan reported seven new COVID-19-related deaths on Friday. Health officials reported four deaths in the Regina zone: one person in their 60s, two people in their 70s and one person in the 80-plus age group. Two deaths were reported in the southeast: a person in their 30s and an …

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Saskatchewan’s total coronavirus infections pass 17K, 3 new deaths

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Three more people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died, bringing Saskatchewan’s total up to 177. The recently deceased include two seniors in the Regina zone and one another in the 80-plus age group in north central, according to a press release. Read more: Regina police issue $2,800 ticket to man …

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More than 40% of Saskatchewan COVID-19 deaths in care home settings

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Cathy Girard says living in a long-term care home where people have COVID-19 is terrifying. “It’s terrifying to everybody,” said the resident of Pioneer Village in Regina, who told Global News she had requested special permission to come outdoors to do a masked and distanced interview on Wednesday. Read …

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Over 170 coronavirus-related deaths recorded in Saskatchewan

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Saskatchewan added nine coronavirus-related deaths for a total of 174, the provincial government said on Wednesday. Health officials said there were a total of 277 new cases in Wednesday’s update, with the overall total for the province growing to 16,804 since the first case was reported in March 2020. The …

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