Another 10 cases of COVID-19 reported Wednesday

The Saskatchewan Legislature. -- Herald File Photo

The province reported another 10 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.

There were four cases in Saskatoon, three in Regina and one each in the Central West, Central East and South East zones.

The case with a pending location reported yesterday has been assigned to the Central East zone.

Of the 1,994 reported COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan, 138 are considered active.

The recovered number now sits at 1,832 after 11 more recoveries were reported.

The number of deaths from COVID-19 remains at 24.

According to the new and Active Case breakdown the North Central Zone, which includes Prince Albert and area, there are four active cases in North Central 2. North Central 1, which includes communities such as Christopher Lake, Candle Lake and Meath Park, has four active cases.

The most active cases are 41 in the Central East, which includes Yorkton, the second most active cases are in Saskatoon, which has 39, Regina is third with 27 active cases.

There are currently four people receiving inpatient care in Saskatoon, while one person is listed in intensive care in Saskatoon.

The total number of cases is 1,994. Of those 457 cases are from the south area (225 south west, 205 south central, and 27 south east), 414 cases are from the Saskatoon area, 360 cases are from the far north area (351 far north west, zero in far north central and nine far north east),  284 cases are from the central area (177 central west and 107 central east),  282 cases are from the north area (132 north west, 81 north central and 69 north east) and 197 cases are from the Regina area.

There are currently 76 cases that are health care workers; however, the source of the infections is not related to their work environments in all instances.

Of the 1,984 cases in the province: 303 cases are related to travel, 989 are community contacts, which includes mass gatherings, 574 have no known exposures and 128 are under investigation by local public health.

The age breakdown shows 344 cases involve people 19 years of age and under, 661 cases are in the 20-39-age range, 609 are in the 40-59-age range, 314 are in the 60-79-age range and 66 are in the 80-plus-age range.

The gender breakdown shows 51 per cent of the cases being females and 49 per cent being males.

Yesterday, 1,730  COVID-19 tests were performed in Saskatchewan.  As of today there have been 205,463 COVID-19 tests have been performed in Saskatchewan. 

As of October 5 when other provincial and national numbers were available from the Public Health Agency of Canada, Saskatchewan’s per capita rate was 143,426 people tested per million population. The national rate was 206,423 people tested per million population