In the Northern District, the age of eligibility remains 18 and over. The province also reported 269 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, and no new deaths from the disease. The number of active cases in the province is now 2,293.
There are 168 people in the hospital with COVID-19, including 42 people in intensive care.
The province is asking people to try to keep Mother’s Day gatherings virtual or outdoors this year. Indoor gatherings with people outside your household are not permitted and outdoor gatherings are limited to 10 people.
An additional 13,042 doses of COVID-19 vaccine had been administered by Saturday, the province said, bringing Saskatchewan’s total to more than 500,000.
The province expects a shipment of more than 63,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine this coming week, with deliveries being completed by Wednesday.
Here’s a look at where the vaccines are going, according to the province’s Saturday press release:
- Regina: 10 530.
- Saskatoon: 8190.
- North Battleford: 2340.
- Prince Albert: 1170.
- Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) North: 2340.
- ISC South: 2340.
- ISC North Battleford: 1170.
- Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA) Prince Albert: 3 510.
- Pharmacies: 31590.