8 new confirmed Sask. COVID-19 cases; no recoveries
A laboratory technician prepares COVID-19 patient samples for semi-automatic testing at Northwell Health Labs, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Lake Success, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
REGINA -- Saskatchewan has confirmed eight new COVID-19 cases, bringing the provincial total to 716.
In a release Friday, the province said seven of the new cases are in the far north, while one is in Saskatoon.
Of the 716 reported cases, 67 are considered active.
There were no new recoveries reported on Friday.
The far north region continues to see the most reported cases to date with 292. There have been 185 in Saskatoon, 112 in the north, 80 in Regina, 33 in the south and 12 in the central region.
People under the age of 19 make up 106 cases, 247 are 20 to 39, 222 are 40 to 59, 120 are 60-79 and 21 are over 80.
Fifty-two per cent of cases are in women and 48 per cent of cases are in men.
The province has performed 58,611 tests to date.