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The number of active COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan continued to rise on Saturday, with 492 new cases reported.
Four more people have died from the disease, according to the province’s latest COVID-19 online dashboard update. There have now been 667 deaths from COVID-19 in Saskatchewan since the start of the pandemic.

Almost a third of new cases (31%) are in the 20 to 39 age group, according to the update.

The province is now reporting 4,751 active cases of COVID-19, 17 more than the day before and an increase of nearly 200% from the same period last month.

The seven-day average of daily new cases is now 477, or 39.6 new cases per 100,000 people.

Saskatchewan reported a record 282 people hospitalized on Saturday, including 63 in intensive care – also a record number.

Saturday’s update marks a full week in which Saskatchewan’s record for COVID-19-related hospitalizations has been broken on a daily basis.

About 80% of people hospitalized on Saturday were not fully immunized, according to the province’s update.

The new cases reported on Saturday are located in the following areas:

  • Far north-west: 28.
  • Far north center: one.
  • Extreme northeast: 16.
  • North-West: 85.
  • North Center: 30.
  • North-East: 15.
  • Saskatoon : 127.
  • Center-West: 11.
  • Center-East: 20.
  • Régina : 47.
  • Southwest: 32.
  • South Center: 20.
  • South-east: 32.

Location information was pending for 28 other cases.

A total of 1,113,989 COVID-19 tests have now been performed in Saskatchewan.

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