Province reports 248 new COVID cases, three new deaths

The Saskatchewan Legislature. -- Herald File Photo

Health officials reported 248 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, along with 112 more recoveries and three deaths.

All three patients who passed away were in the 80-plus age category. Two were from Regina, while the other lived in the South East. No other details about the patients were released.

North Central reported 16 new cases on Sunday. Case breakdowns for zones one, two and three were not available. There are now 93 active cases in North Central.

The three far north regions combined for eight new cases. The Far North West and Far North East reported four each, while Far North Central reported none. There are now 34 active cases in the Far North West, 39 in the Far North East, and one in Far North Central.

The North East region reported four new cases. There are now 75 active cases in the area.

Regina reported the highest number of new cases with 130, followed by the South East with 32 and Saskatoon with 24. Regina now has 1,026 active cases. That’s the highest total in the province. Saskatoon is second with 241, followed by the South East with 141.

Saskatchewan has 1,950 active cases total, along with 30,648 total recoveries.

There are 155 people in hospital with COVID-19, including 27 in intensive care. All but four of those ICU patients are in Regina or Saskatoon.

Healthcare workers administered another 6,187 vaccine doses on Saturday, 425 of which were in North Central. Three quarters of Saskatchewan residents in their 80s and 40 per cent of those in their 70s have now received their first dose of vaccine.

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