Two more COVID-19 deaths, 116 new cases

Two Saskatchewan residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died: one individual in their 60s from the Far North West and an individual in their 50s from the North East. This brings the total number of deaths in the Province to 27. They are the first deaths from the virus since mid-October

There are 116 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, bringing the provincial total to date to 3,738 cases. It is the second time this week that new cases have been in triple digits.

39 of the new cases are from Regina, 38 are from Saskatoon, 10 are in the North Central, 9 are in the North West, 5 are in the North East, 4 are in the Far North West, 3 are in the South Central, 2 are in the Central East and Far North East, and there is one case each in the Far North Central and South East zones. One new case has pending residence information.

Of the 3,738 reported cases, 985 are considered active. A total of 2,726 people have recovered.

Thirty-four people are in hospital. Twenty-six people are receiving inpatient care; one in the Far North West, two in North West, eight in North Central, nine in Saskatoon and six in the Regina zones. Eight people are in intensive care; one in North Central, five in Saskatoon and two in Regina.

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