That brings the total number of deaths in the province from the pandemic to 854, from 708 deaths reported 30 days ago. Saskatchewan also reported 222 people hospitalized with COVID-19 on Monday, including 55 intensive care patients. Twenty-six other COVID-19 patients in Saskatchewan were receiving intensive care care outside the province.
According to the province’s online COVID-19 dashboard, less than a third of new cases reported on Monday (32%) were in children under the age of 12.
The province is now reporting 1,950 known active cases of COVID-19.
The seven-day average of daily new cases is now 188, or 15.6 new cases per 100,000 people. A month ago, that number was 479.
The new cases reported on Monday are located in the following areas:
- Far north-west:
- Far northeast: three.
- Northwest: 10.
- North Center: 15.
- Northeast: Sept.
- Saskatoon : 30
- Center-West: two.
- Center-East: 17.
- Régina : 26.
- Southwest: four.
- South Center: one.
- Southeast: Sept.
Location information was pending for six other cases.
There have been 1,361 additional COVID-19 tests performed in Saskatchewan since Sunday’s update.
Meanwhile, 2,068 additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the province, including 546 first doses.