five additional deaths and 231 new cases – .

five additional deaths and 231 new cases – .

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One deceased was in their twenties or thirties and four in their sixties or sixties.

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 fell by 20 between Friday and Saturday, with a total of 288 hospitalizations. Of these patients, nearly 72 percent were not fully immunized. This total includes 77 people in intensive care, but does not include the seven intensive care patients who have been transferred to Ontario for care to date. The province said on its online COVID-19 dashboard on Saturday that “additional transfers are planned.”

The province said on Friday that three intensive care patients were to be transferred over the weekend, for a total of nine transfers. He also said Ontario has the capacity to take up to nine more intensive care patients early next week.

Saskatchewan also reported 231 new cases on Saturday, including 49 in children under 12 who cannot yet be vaccinated. That was out of 3,181 tests performed for a daily test positivity rate of 7.3%.

The new cases are located in the extreme northwest (14), the extreme northeast (six), the northwest (17), the center-north (22), the northeast (11), Saskatoon (48), Midwest (one), East Central (20), Regina (43), Southwest (Nine), South Central (three) and Southeast (24). The remaining 13 cases are awaiting information on residency.

Active cases also fell to 3,040 after another 322 people recovered. The seven-day average of new daily cases now stands at 286.

On Friday, 4,146 more doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered, of which 1,411 were used as the first injections. Eighty-five percent of residents now have their first injection, while 76 percent have received both doses.


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