Saskatchewan

COVID-19 in Sask.: 27 new cases, no new deaths

As of Tuesday, 73 per cent of those 12 and older have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 55 per cent are fully vaccinated, the province says in its latest update.

73% of eligible people vaccinated with 1st dose, 55% fully vaccinated as of Tuesday

Another 47 people have recovered from the virus, bringing known active cases down to 375.  (Evan Mitsui/CBC)

Saskatchewan reported 27 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, continuing the trend of relatively low numbers.

Saskatchewan's new cases Tuesday were in the following zones: 

  • Far northwest: five.
  • Far northeast: 10.
  • Northwest: three.
  • Saskatoon: two.
  • Central east: two.
  • Regina: one.
  • Southwest: one.
  • Southeast: three.

Another 47 people have recovered from the virus, bringing known active cases down to 375. 

There were no deaths from the illness announced Tuesday. 

There are 57 people in hospital with COVID-19, 10 of whom are in intensive care.

(Government of Saskatchewan)

The province's seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases is 44, or 3.6 cases per 100,000 people. 

There were 1,234 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on Monday. 

Vaccines

An additional 2,419 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of shots given to 1,307,065.

Seventy-three per cent of those 12 and older have received their first dose and 55 per cent of those 12 and older are fully vaccinated.

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