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Saskatchewan is reporting 411 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, along with three more deaths from the disease.
That brings the total death toll in the province from the pandemic to 776, from 630 a month ago.

According to the province’s COVID-19 online dashboard, nearly a third of new cases reported on Saturday (29.9%) were in children under the age of 12, who are not eligible to be vaccinated.

Of the new cases involving those 12 and older, more than 70 percent were people who were not fully immunized.

The province is now reporting 4,297 active cases of COVID-19.

The seven-day average of daily new cases is now 367, or 30.4 new cases per 100,000 people. That number has been declining since October 12, when the seven-day average was 487.

Saskatchewan reported 327 people hospitalized with COVID-19 on Saturday, including a record 81 intensive care patients. Of the 327 patients, just under 75 percent were not fully vaccinated, the province’s dashboard says.

Nearly three-quarters of people hospitalized with the disease on Saturday were not fully vaccinated, according to the province’s update.

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

  • Far north-west: 18.
  • Far north-east: 21.
  • Northwest: 51.
  • North Center: 58.
  • North-East: 18.
  • Saskatoon : 98.
  • Center west: new.
  • Center-East: 39.
  • Régina : 49.
  • Southwest: Sept.
  • South Center: eight.
  • Southeast: 19.

Location information was pending for another 16 cases.

There have been 3,277 additional COVID-19 tests performed in Saskatchewan since Friday’s update.

In addition, 4,478 additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered, including 1,968 first doses.

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