Sask. reports 80 new cases of COVID-19, highest amount since re-opening on July 11

There were 80 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Saskatchewan on Saturday, the most since the province re-opened on July 11.

Of the new cases, the far north west zone lead the way with 28, Saskatoon reported seven and Regina six.

The active case count is now up to 479, after 53 recoveries were also confirmed on Saturday.

Nearly half of all active cases are in the northern parts of Saskatchewan.

Forty-six people are currently in hospital with the virus, of those 11 are in intensive care.

More than 1.4-million doses of vaccine have been administered in Saskatchewan, 650,100 are fully vaccinated.

Both Lloydminster and Swift Current were identified as areas of concern by the province on Friday when COVID-19 warnings were issued.


The seven day average for daily new cases is 50.

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