Six new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan

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There are eight people hospitalized. Six receive inpatient care, five in Saskatoon and one in the North. Two people are in the intensive care unit, one in Saskatoon and one in the South.Of the total number of cases, 183 are travelers, 514 are community contacts (including mass gatherings), 160 have no known exposure and 84 are still under investigation by local public health.

Across the province, 59 cases are healthcare workers (although not all are from their workplace infections), 340 are from the Far North, 205 from the Saskatoon area, 123 from the North, 118 from the South, 87 from the Regina region and 68 are from the central region.

There are 131 cases involving people 19 and under.

There are 323 cases in the 20 to 39 year age group, 295 in the 40 to 59 year age group, 164 in the 60 to 79 year age group and 28 in the age group. 80 years and over.

Fifty-two percent of cases are women and 48% are men.

To date, 15 deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported.

To date, 80,329 cases have been performed in the province. The province has made the tests available to anyone who requests them.

Conscience

The province said there had been an increase in cases in southwest and west-central Saskatchewan, both in the settlements and in the community at large.

A public health investigation is currently underway to determine transmission and identify contacts.

Health officials are working with the Hutterian Safety Council, local Hutterite leaders, and municipal leaders to increase testing and take precautionary measures.

With an increase in cases, cases of discrimination against some residents of Saskatchewan have been reported.

” This is unacceptable. There is no place for discrimination in Saskatchewan, “said the province in a statement.

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