Saskatchewan

COVID-19 in Sask: 2 new cases, 8 more recoveries

The Saskatchewan government announced two more cases of COVID-19 in the province on Monday, as well as eight more recoveries.

1 new case in far north region, 1 in north region

People in Saskatchewan returning to work are able to get tested for COVID-19, as of Monday, if they choose to do so. (Mike Segar/File Photo/Reuters)

The Saskatchewan government announced two more cases of COVID-19 in the province on Monday, as well as eight more recoveries.

One of the new cases is in the far north region while the other is in the northern region. 

The overall number of cases reported in the province has risen to 634, with 81 of them considered active. There have been 546 recoveries overall.

Seven people have died in Saskatchewan after being diagnosed with COVID-19 since the virus was first detected in March. 

There are 68 active cases in the far north region, six in the north region, six in the Saskatoon area and one in the southern region.

There have been 252 cases in the far north region overall, along with 111 cases in the north region, 167 in the Saskatoon area, 76 in the Regina area, 16 in the southern region and 12 in the central region.

The province has traced 141 cases to travel. There are 358 cases linked to community contacts or mass gatherings and 59 other cases still being investigated. There are 76 cases with no known exposure.

There were two cases of COVID-19 announced Monday: one in the north region, the other in the far north region. Eight recoveries were announced, as well. (CBC)

Six people are in hospital and four of them are in intensive care.

There were 450 tests processed by the province on Sunday. The province has conducted 44,312 tests in total.

Saskatchewan people returning to work can now be tested for COVID-19, if they so choose, according to the government.

Testing is available to anyone currently working outside the home, or anyone returning to work.

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