Sask. reports 33 new COVID-19 cases; 271 total active cases
REGINA -- Saskatchewan reported 33 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the province’s total active cases to 271.
In a release, the province said three new cases are in the far northwest, two are in the far northeast, two are in the north central, two are in the northeast, eight are in Saskatoon, eight are in the central east, seven are in Regina and one is in the south central.
Eight people are currently in the hospital in the province. Six people are in inpatient care, including four in Saskatoon, one in the northwest zone and one in the north central zone. Another two people are in intensive care; one in Saskatoon and one in Regina.
The province saw an additional 16 recoveries from the virus.
- 25 active cases are from the far north area (nine far northwest, 0 far north central, 16 far northeast)
- 72 active cases are from the north area (eight northwest, 53 north central, 11 northeast)
- 55 active cases are from the Saskatoon area
- 52 active cases are from the Regina area
- 49 active cases are from the central area (10 central west, 139 central east)
- 17 active cases are from the south area (one southwest, five south central, 11 southeast)
A total of 2,305 COVID-19 tests were performed in Saskatchewan on Wednesday.
COVID-19 CASE IDENTIFIED AT WARMAN HIGH SCHOOL
A positive case of COVID-19 has been identified at Warman High School.
On Oct. 14, the Prairie Spirit School Division issued a media release, informing the public that officials from the Saskatchewan Health Authority identified a positive in an individual at the high school.
The school division said communication has been shared with the specific classroom and cohort, as well as the school community. The division said the SHA has begun contact tracing.
2 ETHEL MILLIKEN SCHOOL STUDENTS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19
A pair of students at Ethel Milliken School in Regina tested positive for COVID-19 according to Regina Public Schools.
The division said it was notified of the cases Wednesday night by the Saskatchewan Health Authority, noting the cases are in two different classrooms.
"Students from the affected classes will be staying home and learning remotely," reads a tweet from RPS. "They will be returning to school on Oct. 23."
SHA EXPOSURE ALERTS IN PRINCE ALBERT, SASKATOON, REGINA
The Saskatchewan Health Authority says a person or persons attended several businesses recently while likely infectious:
- October 2 - Western Financial, at South Hill Mall, from 11:30am to noon
- October 4 - Co-op food store, 777 15th Street East, from 3:00pm to 3:30pm
- Winners, South Hill Mall, from 2:30pm to 3:00pm
- October 5 - Co-op food store, 777 15th Street East, from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
- Safeway, South Hill Mall, from 4:00pm to 4:30pm
- October 6 - Co-op food store, 777 15th Street East, from 4:30pm to 4:45pm
- October 7 - Co-op food store, 777 15th Street East from 4:30pm to 4:45pOctober 8 - Canadian Tire, 3725 Second Ave W, from 11:30am to noon
- October 6 - Regina International Airport, flight from Toronto to Regina – Air Canada Flight 7947, and baggage claim area from 10:30pm to 11:00pm
- October 8 – Mr. Mike’s Steakhouse, 4651 Gordon Road from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
- Family Focus Eye Care, #1-419 Ludlow Street, from 10:30am to 11:00am
- Luther Care Village Bistro, #110-250 Hunter Road, from noon to 1:30pm
- Home Sense, 3047 Clarence Ave., from 2:00pm to 2:30pm
- Costco, 115 Marquis Drive, from 2:30pm to 3:30pm