COVID-19 in Sask.: 128 new cases, 3 more deaths
26 patients from Saskatchewan are receiving ICU care outside of the province
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.
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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.