Saskatchewan

COVID-19 in Sask.: 257 new cases reported, 108 in hospital, 1 more death

Saskatchewan is reporting 257 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. In total, the province tallied 627 new cases on the weekend.

Saskatchewan has 2,065 active cases as of Sunday

Saskatoon reported the highest daily tally of new cases on Sunday, with 97. (NIAID Integrated Research Facility/Reuters)

Saskatchewan is reporting 257 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.

It marks the third day in a row that the province has reported more than 200 cases in a day, and the 13th straight day at least 100 cases were reported.

In total, the province tallied 627 new cases on the weekend.

The new cases were reported as follows:

  • Far northwest: six.
  • Far north central: two.
  • Far northeast: five.
  • Northwest: 38.
  • North central: 23.
  • Northeast: 10.
  • Saskatoon: 97.
  • Central west: eight.
  • Central east: nine.
  • Regina: 17
  • Southwest: five.
  • South central: six.
  • Southeast: three.

The province also reported one COVID-19 death on Sunday. It's the fifth day in a row that the province has added at least one death. Six people have died from complications with the virus since Wednesday.

108 people are currently hospitalized with the virus, including 83 inpatient hospitalizations and 25 ICU hospitalizations. The province said the majority (71.3 per cent) of people in hospital are not fully vaccinated.

Saskatchewan has 2,065 active cases as of Sunday. The 7-day average of new COVID-19 case numbers sits at 225.

2,247 new vaccinations were administered since Saturday. 837 people received their first dose, and 1,410 are newly double vaccinated.

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