Both deaths occurred in the south-central area of the province: one person was in their 50s and one in the 80 and over category. On Saturday, there have been a total of 526 deaths from COVID-19 in Saskatchewan since the start of the pandemic.
The 180 cases were reported as follows:
- Far north-west: two.
- Far northeast: one.
- Northwest: 22.
- North Center: 23.
- Northeast: Six.
- Saskatoon: 54.
- Center-west: four.
- Center-East: 17.
- Regina: 19.
- Southwest: New.
- South Center: one.
- Southeast: 18.
Residency information is pending for four cases.
Saskatchewan reported 1,770 active cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. The seven-day daily average of new COVID-19 cases is 160, or 13.1 new cases per 100,000 people.
There are 120 people hospitalized with COVID-19 on Saturday, including 27 in intensive care.
According to the latest update, 14,801 additional doses of vaccine had been administered on Saturday.
The province says 66% of people over 40 received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 69% of those over 30 received a first dose. The first dose rate is 62% for those over 18 years old.
Saturday’s update included a message reminding the public that while travel within and outside the province is not prohibited, anyone visiting a recreational property during the long weekend should reduce their travel. risk of exposure by staying near their chalets or campsite.