57 new cases of COVID-19; majority in people aged 0-39

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan now sits at 469.

This after the province informs us of 57 new cases and 15 new recoveries on Wednesday.

The new cases are located in the Far North East (1), North West (1), North Central (17), North East (4), Saskatoon (14), Central West (2), Central East (7) and Regina (11) zones.

Public health investigations are underway to determine the source of transmission for all new cases. Saskatoon’s new cases continue to be primarily linked with outbreaks at local nightclubs.

Breaking down the 57 new cases by age, 17 are in the 19 and under range, 24 are aged 20-39, 12 are between 40-59, four between 60-79 and no new cases in the 80 plus demographic.

Seventeen people are in hospital. Fifteen people are receiving inpatient care; seven in the Saskatoon zone, two in the Regina zone, five in the North Central zone, one in the Central East zone. Two people are in intensive care, one in Saskatoon and one in Regina.

2,483 tests were performed in Saskatchewan Tuesday bringing the provincial total to 238, 013

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