Sask. reports 159 new COVID-19 cases, one additional death
REGINA -- The province has announced one more death from COVID-19 in Saskatchewan and 159 new cases.
The person who died was in their 80s and lived in the Saskatoon area. This brings the total number of deaths in the province to 28.
Since the pandemic began, there have been 3,897 reported cases and 2,747 recoveries. The province reported 21 new recoveries. As of Sunday, active cases sit at 1,122.
There are seven new cases in the far northwest, three in the far north central, two in the far northeast, 14 in the northwest, 18 in the north central, 16 in the northeast, 48 in the Saskatoon area, one in the central west, 11 in the central east, 23 in the Regina area, five in the southwest, three in the south central and five in the southeast.
Three new cases have pending residence information.
Thirty-two people are in hospital. Twenty-five people are receiving inpatient care: one in the far northwest, two in northwest, seven in north central, nine in Saskatoon, five in Regina and one in the southwest.
Seven people are in intensive care: one in north central, four in Saskatoon and two in Regina.
- 69 active cases are from the far north area (42 far northwest, 4 far north central, 23 far northeast)
- 335 active cases are from the north area (91 northwest, 197 north central, 47 northeast)
- 362 active cases are from the Saskatoon area
- 227 active cases are from the Regina area
- 63 active cases are from the central area (4 central west, 59 central east)
- 58 active cases are from the south area (8 southwest, 15 south central, 35 southeast)
As of Nov. 6, Saskatchewan’s per capita rate was 187,144 people tested per million population. The national rate was 262,963 people tested per million population.
On Saturday, 2,871 COVID-19 tests were processed in Saskatchewan.