191 new COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan

We are seeing another day where the Regina region has over half of Saskatchewan’s new COVID-19 cases

The government is telling us about 191 new infections across the province with the Regina region responsible for 98 of them.   Of the 1,955 active cases in the province, Regina has 1,030 of them.

The other new cases are located in the Far North East (1), North West (3), North Central (5), North East (3), Saskatoon (20), Central East (15), South West (6), South Central (20) and South East (15) zones.

Two more people have died bringing the provincial total to 436.  The latest people to die as a result of the virus are a person in their 70’s from the Regina zone and a person aged 80 or over from the southwest.

#COVID19SK Update for March 31: 192,927 Vaccines Administered, 191 New Cases, 176 Recoveries, 166 in Hospital, Two New Deaths.

166 people are in hospital including 23 in intensive care.  In Regina, 74 people are getting in-patient care with 15 in the ICU.

Another 88 variants of concern have been identified by screening in Saskatchewan bringing the total to 1,673.  Regina had 6o of those 88 and now has 1,348 in total.  The south-central region, which includes the city of Moose Jaw, have seen another 10 bringing the number to 128.

The seven-day daily average of new cases is back above 200 as it sits at 201. That is the highest it has been since February 9.

Vaccination numbers show 8,491 does were delivered on Wednesday meaning just under 193,000 have been handed out.  Saskatoon saw the most on Thursday with 2,080 followed by Regina at 1,201 and the south-central region at 1,144.

Pfizer shipments were received Wednesday for Regina (14,040 doses), Saskatoon (15,210 doses), North Battleford (2,340 doses), Prince Albert (3,510 doses), and Yorkton (1,170 doses) Moderna has confirmed 855,600 doses for Canada the week of April 5. Saskatchewan shipments will include the remaining deliveries from the previous week.

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