65 active cases of COVID-19 in North Central youth

(File photo/Jayda Taylor)

On Thursday the province released the updated numbers on COVID-19 cases in youth. The total active cases in youth provincially in all locations are 773, 12 have no known location and 761 have a location reported.

The province releases the update on the numbers each Thursday.

Currently in the North Central zone, which includes Prince Albert, there are 65 active cases in youth, a decrease of 39 from the previous report. Last week there were 186 tests performed across the North Central zone.

North Central 2, which is Prince Albert, has 39 active cases in youth.

North Central 1, which includes communities such as Christopher Lake, Candle Lake and Meath Park, has 12 active cases and North Central 3 has 14 active cases.

Cumulative tests performed since Sept. 7, 2020 in the North Central zone is 4,925.

Provincially there is a 15.5 per cent test positivity rate in youth.

There were 3,029 tests performed in total in the province in the last week.

The cumulative number of tests performed in youth since Sept. 7, 2020 is 67,514.