Saskatchewan Reports 70 New Cases Of COVID-19, 96 Recoveries, No Deaths

  • As of December 5th, there are 70 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 81,363 reported cases
  • The new cases are located in the North West (5), North Central (10), Saskatoon (15), Central East (11), Regina (7), South Central (8), South East (11), and three (3) new cases have pending residence information
  • Three (3) cases with pending residence information were assigned to the North Central (December 3 (1)), Regina (December 3 (1)), and South West (December 3 (1)) zones
  • 81,363 cases are confirmed
    • 19,862 cases are from the North area (8,829 North West, 8,196 North Central, 2,837 North East)
    • 19,392 cases are from the Saskatoon area
    • 15,881 cases are from the Regina area
    • 10,239 cases are from the South area (2,192 South West, 2,988 South Central, 5,059 South East)
    • 9,360 cases are from the Far North area (4,398 Far North West, 541 Far North Central, 4,421 Far North East)
    • 6,094 cases are from the Central area (1,439 Central West, 4,655 Central East)
    • 535 cases have pending residence information
  • 696 cases are considered active and 79,738 cases are considered recovered
  • Over one-quarter (28.6%) of new cases are in the age category of 20 to 39
  • One in seven (14.9%) of new cases eligible for vaccination (aged 5 years and older) were fully vaccinated
  • As of December 5th, a total of 132 individuals are hospitalized, including 101 inpatient hospitalizations and 31 ICU hospitalizations. Of the 132 patients, 88 (66.7%) were not fully vaccinated.
  • In addition to SK ICU counts, there are three residents receiving out of province care in hospital. As these patients are receiving care out of province, this number is not included in the hospitalization counts in the dashboard.  Since yesterday’s report, one resident receiving care out of province has died. This information has not yet been entered into Panorama and will be included in the provincial COVID-19 dashboard when that is completed.
  • No (0) new deaths reported today. 929 Saskatchewan residents with COVID-19 have died, with a case fatality rate of 1.1%.
  • 1,287,667 COVID-19 tests have been performed in the province. As of December 2nd, 2021, when other provincial and national numbers are available from PHAC, Saskatchewan’s per capita rate was 1,085,829 tests performed per million population. The national rate was 1,283,788 tests performed per million population.
  • The 7-day average of new COVID-19 case numbers was 66 (5.5 new cases per 100,000)

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