Province reports 161 new cases, 247 recoveries, no deaths in Sunday COVID update

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Health officials reported 161 new cases, 247 recoveries and no new deaths in Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 update on Sunday.

Healthcare workers administered 1,079 new vaccine doses on Saturday, 929 of which were in the North Central Zone. Another 88 were administered in the Far North West, while 40 were in Far North Central.

There are now 1,864 active cases across the province, 154 of which are in North Central. The Saskatoon Zone continues to have the highest number of active cases with 504, followed by Regina with 381 and the North West with 209.

The North Central Zone reported 10 new cases on Sunday, along with 23 recoveries. Saskatoon reported the highest number of new cases with 52, followed by Regina with 31 and the North West Zone with 16.

Prince Albert reported four new cases, bringing the city’s active total to 44. The other two North Central zones reported three new cases each. Both areas have 55 active cases.

The Far North West Zone reported seven new cases on Sunday. The Far North East and Far North Central zones reported no new cases, although, one pending residency case was assigned to the Far North East.

There are now 144 active cases in the Far North West. That’s the fifth highest total in the province. The Far North East has 91 active cases, while Far North Central has 37.

The North East Zone reported six new cases on Sunday, four of which came in Zone 1. Zone 2 and Zone 3 both had one new case each.

The North East also reported five more recoveries, bringing the region’s active case total to 79.

The South West Zone continues to have the lowest number of active cases with three, followed by South Central with 32 and Far North Central with 37.

There are 183 residents in hospital with COVID-19, including 19 in intensive care. Saskatoon and Regina both have eight ICU patients, while the North Central, North West and Central East zones have one patient each.