Saskatchewan COVID-19 Update: 475 new cases, 387 recoveries, two deaths

After back-to-back days of record COVID-19 caseloads in Saskatchewan, the province reported 475 new cases today (Wed).

That brings the provincial total to 60,149. A breakdown of cases by age group and vaccination status can be found here.

The new cases are located in the Far North West (19), Far North Central (4), Far North East (47), North West (61), North Central (41), North East (23), Saskatoon (118), Central West (8), Central East (25), Regina (36), South West (17), South Central (10) and South East (25) zones and 41 new cases have pending residence information.

42 cases with pending residence information were reassigned to Far North West (September 12 (1)), Far North East (September 8 (5), September 9 (1), September 10 (1), September 12 (4)), North Central (September 11 (2), September 13 (4)), North West (September 10 (1), September 11 (1), September 12 (5), September 13 (9)), Saskatoon (September 13 (6)), Central East (September 13 (1)), and Regina (September 12 (1)) zones.

Two (2) SK resident tested out-of-province have been added to the case counts in Regina (from September 13 (1)), and South East (from September 13 (1)) zones.

A total of 224 people are hospitalized – 184 receiving inpatient care and 40 in intensive care. Of the 224 patients, 169 were not fully vaccinated.

387 people recovered from the virus, bringing the total to 55,504, however active cases in the province went up by 87 to 4,016; the Central East region has 143 active cases.

Two more deaths due to COVID-19 were reported, both from Saskatoon, bringing the provincial total to 629.

The seven day average of daily new cases is 416.

There were 4,010 tests for COVID-19 done in the province, bringing that total to 1,074,354.

Of the 2,064 new vaccine doses reported today, 945 are first doses and 1,101 are second doses. Total doses given are 1,505,431. The number of those fully vaccinated are 711,016.

Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 Dashboard is here.

(Photo credit: Saskatchewan Government)

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