COVID-19 in Sask.: 128 new cases, 3 more deaths

Saskatchewan reported 128 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, along with three more deaths.

26 patients from Saskatchewan are receiving ICU care outside of the province

Of the 1,732 additional COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the province, 1,244 were second doses. (Matthew Howard/CBC)

Saskatchewan is reporting 128 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, as well as three more deaths of people who had the illness. 

That brings the total provincial death toll from the pandemic to 854 — up from 708 deaths reported 30 days ago.

Saskatchewan also reported 222 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Monday, including 55 patients in intensive care. Twenty-six other COVID-19 patients from Saskatchewan were receiving ICU care outside of the province.

According to the province's online COVID-19 dashboard, less than a third of the new cases reported Monday (32 per cent) were in children younger than 12.

The province is now reporting 1,950 known active COVID-19 cases.

The seven-day average of daily new cases is now 188, or 15.6 new cases per 100,000 people. A month ago, that number was 479.

The new cases reported Monday are located in the following zones:

  • Far northwest: 
  • Far northeast: three.
  • Northwest: 10.
  • North central: 15.
  • Northeast: seven.
  • Saskatoon: 30
  • Central west: two.
  • Central east: 17.
  • Regina: 26.
  • Southwest: four. 
  • South central: one.
  • Southeast: seven.

Location information was pending for six more cases.

There were 1,361 more COVID-19 tests performed in Saskatchewan since Sunday's update.

Meanwhile, 2,068 more COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the province, including 546 first doses.