Prince Albert welcomes first baby of 2021

Parents Asmita Khatri Kharel and Anup Kharel with their new baby, Aaric Kharel. (Saskatchewan Health Authority/Submitted photo)

The first baby born in 2021 in Prince Albert made his entrance into the world in the early afternoon on New Years Day.

Aaric Kharel was born at 12:33 p.m. on Jan. 1 at Victoria Hospital, according to a press release sent by the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

He weighed seven pounds and 8 oz. His parents, Asmita Khatri Kharel and Anup Kharel are from Prince Albert.

Everyone is doing well, the release noted.