REGINA -- Saskatchewan has confirmed 11 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the province's active case total to 72 as of Saturday.

To date, there have been 726 cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan. 639 people have recovered from the virus, while 13 have died.

The province clarified one case reported in Saskatoon on June 16 was removed from the provincial total as the person was determined to live outside Saskatchewan.


Of the 11 new cases, seven are in the far north region, two are in the south, one is in the north and one is in Saskatoon.


The province says two of the people who tested positive live outside of Saskatchewan and are under further investigation, but where the two are from is not specified.

Three people are in intensive care, one in Saskatoon and the others in the south.

59,252 COVID-19 tests have been carried out in Saskatchewan to date.