There are now 2,055 active COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan.
The government is reporting another triple-digit increase in cases Tuesday as 240 were announced to go along with 113 recoveries.
The new cases are located in the Far North West (5), Far North Central (5), Far North East (6), North West (16), North Central (12), North East (2), Saskatoon (97), Central West (11), Central East (3), Regina (27), South West (4), South Central (23) and South East (16) zones and 13 new cases have pending residence information.
Four cases with pending residence information were assigned to North Central (3) and South Central (1) zones.
71 people are in hospital. 56 are receiving inpatient care; one in the Far North West, three in the North West, six in North Central, two in the North East, 30 in Saskatoon, three in Regina, four in the South West, one in South Central and six in the South East zone. Fifteen people are in intensive care: two in North Central, seven in Saskatoon, two in Central East and four in Regina. The 15 is a drop in one from Monday’s numbers.
Overall in Saskatchewan to date:
- 1,139 cases involve people 19 years of age and under, while the remainder are adults.
- 1,987 cases are in the 20-39 age range; 1,480 are in the 40-59 age range; 660 are in the 60-79 age range; and 151 are in the 80-plus range. Confirmation of age is pending for five cases.
- 51 per cent of the cases are females and 49 per cent are males.
- 31 deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported to date.
On Monday, there were 2,803 tests processed bringing the provincial total to 303,641