The new death was a person in the northwestern area of the province who was in the age range of 40 to 49, according to a press release from the province. Saskatchewan has now recorded 579 COVID-19-related deaths since the start of the pandemic.
The 43 new cases on Monday mean 49,727 people have contracted COVID-19 in the province so far.
New cases are located in the following areas:
- Far north-west: 12.
- Far north center: one.
- Extreme northeast: 20.
- North Center: one.
- Saskatoon: five.
- South Center: one.
- Southwest: one.
There are two cases pending residence information, while a case that was tested outside of Saskatchewan has been added to the Saskatoon area.
According to the province, 48,792 people have recovered from the virus.
There are now 356 known active cases in the province, 20 more than on Saturday,
The seven-day average of new known cases of COVID-19 in the province has risen again. As of Monday, it is now 38. The seven-day average of new cases has increased since July 17, when it fell to 24, the lowest since October 2020.
There were 55 people hospitalized with the virus on Monday, down from the 62 reported on Sunday. Ten of them are receiving intensive care.
Saskatchewan administered 2,542 doses of the vaccine on Sunday. About 80 percent (2,036) were second doses, while 506 were first doses.
On Monday, 74% of the province’s eligible population aged 12 and over received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 62% received a second dose.