178 new cases of COVID-19 in Sask; One additional death

One Saskatchewan resident who tested positive for COVID-19 has died.  This death was reported in the 80+ age group from the Regina zone.

There are 178 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, bringing the provincial total to 31,637 cases.

The new cases are located in the Far North West (1), Far North East (1), North West (8), North Central (15), North East (7), Saskatoon (19), Central West (1), Central East (6), Regina (105), South Central (3) and South East (10) zones.  Two (2) new cases are pending residence information.

There are a total of 29,772 recoveries and 1,447 cases are considered active.

139 people are in hospital. 110 people are receiving inpatient care, and 29 people are in intensive care.

An additional 5,999 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 139,827.

The AstraZeneca drive-thru immunization clinic in Regina is now open to any Saskatchewan resident 58 or older.

The clinic continues to operate from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. daily, running on a first come first served basis.

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