6 new COVID-19 deaths in Sask.; 183 more cases reported
A nurse holds a vial containing a patients test swab during a demonstrates of the drive-thru Covid-19 testing centre at the National Arts Centre Wednesday November 18, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
REGINA -- Saskatchewan reported six more deaths related to COVID-19 on Tuesday, making it the deadliest day in the province since the start of the pandemic. Health officials also reported 183 new infections in the province.
The seven-day average of daily new cases is 264 (21.8 new cases per 100,000 population).
There are 4,663 active cases in the province with 279 new recoveries reported Tuesday.
There are 144 people in hospital; 117 people in inpatient care and 27 people in intensive care.
The new cases are located in:
- Far Northwest (13)
- Far Northeast (10)
- Northwest (18)
- North Central (30)
- Northeast (Five)
- Saskatoon (62)
- Central West (Seven)
- Central East (Four)
- Regina (25)
- Southwest (Four)
- South Central (One)
- Southeast (One)
- 3 new cases have pending residence information.
In Saskatchewan, 66 people have died of COVID-19 to date.
The SHA performed 2,359 tests on Monday.