Saskatchewan continues to see a high amount of COVID-19 cases.
On Friday, the province told us about 382 new cases to go along with 231 new recoveries putting us past the 4,000 number when it comes to the active count as we are now at 4,010. The last time the number was over 4000 was on December 16.
With Friday’s numbers, the seven-day daily average is now at 320 or 26.4 new cases per 100,000 population which means Saskatchewan once again has the most cases per capita amongst the provinces with Alberta next at 284.
Of the 382 cases. which are the third most since the pandemic stated in March, 42 are located in Regina. The other new cases are in the Far North West (46), Far North Central (2), Far North East (24), North West (45), North Central (38), North East (36), Saskatoon (88), Central West (2), Central East (14), South West (1), South Central (4) and South East (30) zones. 10 new cases have pending residence information.
There are also four more deaths to report. Two people in their 60’s, one from the northeast and one from the southeast perished as did a person in their 80’s in the southeast and Saskatoon.
When it comes to hospitalizations, 210 are receiving care with 35 of those getting intensive care.
As of January 15, a total of 14,017 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Saskatchewan.
Two thousand and thirty-two doses were administered in the Regina (386), Saskatoon (674), North Central (549), Far North West (191), Far North East (30) and North East (202) zones. Numbers from the Far North Central zone have not yet been reported.