REGINA -- Saskatchewan reported that two more people have died after testing positive for COVID-19 in addition to 269 new COVID-19 cases.

The latest residents to die of COVID-19 were in their 80s, one from Saskatoon and one from the northwest.

There are 4,380 cases active out of 12,238 reported to date.

The seven-day average of daily new cases is 262 (21.7 new cases per 100,000 population).

There are eight new cases in the Far northwest, three in the Far North Central zone, 14 in the Far Northeast, 30 in the Northwest, 50 in the North Central zone, 17 in the Northeast, 51 in Saskatoon, two in the Central West, 16 in the Central East, 59 in Regina, one in the Southwest, five in the South Central zone, six in the South East and seven cases are pending location details.


There are 124 people in hospital in Saskatchewan; 97 in inpatient care and 27 in the ICU.

In Saskatchewan, 91 people have died of COVID-19.

The SHA performed 3,024 tests on Sunday.


Private indoor gatherings will be limited to members of immediate households in the latest  round of COVID-19 restrictions out of Saskatchewan.

The new restrictions are in addition to those announced on Nov. 27, and will come into effect on Dec. 17.

All current public health measures will remain until Jan. 15.

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