Sask. reports 110 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, no new deaths

The Saskatchewan Legislature. -- Herald File Photo

Saskatchewan health officials reported 110 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, along with 207 recoveries and no new deaths.

There are now 1,299 active cases in Saskatchewan. That’s the lowest active case total since Nov. 9, when the province had 1,289 cases.

The North Central region reported five new cases on Friday, three of which were in Prince Albert. The other two cases came from North Central Zone 1. There were also 16 recoveries.

There are now 85 active cases in North Central, 38 of which are in Prince Albert. Zone 1 also has 38 active cases. Zone 3 has nine.

The Far North East reported three new cases on Monday. Those were the only new cases reported in the Far North.

There are now 89 active cases in the Far North East, 23 in the Far North West, and eight in Far North Central. There were also a combined 43 recoveries in those three regions.

The North East, which includes Nipawin, Melfort and Tisdale, reported eight new cases on Monday. Seven of those cases were in North East Zone 1. The other was in Zone 2.

There are now 47 active cases in the North East, 44 of which are in Zone 1. There are no active cases in Zone 3.

Regina continues to have the highest number of active cases with 493, followed by Saskatoon with 229 and Central East with 109. Central West and Far North Central are tied for the fewest number of cases with eight.

Health officials say there are 70 confirmed COVID variants in Saskatchewan as of Monday. Six of those cases involved the B1.351 variant from South Africa. The rest are the B1.1.1.7 variant from the United Kingdom.

There are also 210 presumptive variant cases in Saskatchewan, 185 of which are in Regina. None are in North Central.

There are currently 137 people in hospital with COVID-19, including 30 patients in intensive care. All but four of those ICU patients are in Saskatoon or Regina. Three are in Central East. One is in the North West.

Healthcare workers administered another 2,009 vaccine doses on Sunday, bringing the total number of vaccine doses administered to 104,424. Patients in North Central received 141 of those doses. The rest were administered in Saskatoon, Regina and the North West.