Province reports 141 new COVID-19 cases, 146 new recoveries, no deaths

The Saskatchewan Legislature. -- Herald File Photo

Public health officials reported 141 new COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan on Sunday, along with 146 recoveries, 1,662 vaccine doses administered and no new deaths.

The North Central region reported 13 new cases on Sunday and 8 more recoveries. There are now 84 active cases in the region.

Prince Albert reported three new cases, while North Central Zone 1 reported eight and North Central Zone 3 reported 2. There are now 21 active cases in Prince Albert, 45 in Zone 1, and 18 in Zone 3.

Healthcare officials administered 214 vaccine doses in the North Central region on Saturday. That was the fourth highest total out of any region in the province. The Saskatoon Zone led the way with 656 doses administered, followed by the North West with 314.

The three far north regions reported a combined 31 new cases on Sunday, along with 22 more recoveries. The Far North West reported 16 new cases, while the Far North West reported 14 and Far North Central reported one.

There are now 173 active cases in the Far North West. That’s the third highest total in Saskatchewan. The Regina Zone leads the way with 474 active cases, followed by Saskatoon with 291. The Far North East has 113 active cases, and Far North Central has 37.

The Far North East reported that 218 vaccine doses were administered on Saturday, along with 22 in Far North Central.

The North East Zone reported three new cases on Sunday along with 10 more recoveries. There are now 36 active cases in the area.

As of Feb. 28, there are 154 people in hospital with COVID-19, 19 of which are in intensive care. All but one of those ICU patients are in Saskatoon or Regina. The other is in the North West Zone.

A total of 2,285 COVID tests were processed on Feb. 27.

Saskatchewan has reported an average of 146 new COVID-19 cases per day over the past seven days. The high was 312 reported on Jan. 12.