53 new cases, most new infections since restrictions were lifted – .

53 new cases, most new infections since restrictions were lifted – .

Saskatchewan on Wednesday announced 53 new cases of COVID-19 in the province, the most in a day since the lifting of public health restrictions on July 11.
The most new cases in one day this month was 114 on July 8.

No new deaths were announced on Wednesday.

Saskatchewan has 276 known active cases. The total number of cases in the province since the start of the pandemic is 49,525.

Wednesday’s new cases were located in the following areas:

  • Far north-west: 24.
  • Far north center: two.
  • Far northeast: two.
  • North-west: new.
  • North Center: one.
  • Saskatoon: five.
  • Regina: four.
  • Southwest: one.
  • South Center: one.
  • Pending location: four.

As of Tuesday, 1,683 COVID-19 tests were processed in Saskatchewan, bringing the total to 947,300.

COVID-19 case in the province for July 21, 2020. (SRC)

There are 59 people hospitalized, including 10 in intensive care. Of these critical care cases, eight are from Regina or Saskatoon.

Vaccines in Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan administered 5,413 additional doses on Tuesday, bringing the total to 1,358,720.

About 74 percent of people eligible for a vaccine in the province received their first dose and 60 percent received their second dose.

The province has said it will receive a “record” number of doses of Pfizer this month.

The Government of Saskatchewan recommends that people aged 12 to 17 who received Pfizer for their first dose and who are eligible for a second injection make an appointment early.


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