85 new COVID-19 cases; one new death

The province is reporting its highest one-day total of new COVID-19 cases since July 8.

85 new cases are being announced with the active case count moving up to 549. 33 of those 549 cases are in the Regina region.

The new cases are located in the Far North West (6), Far North Central (2), Far North East (3), North West (8), North Central (9), North East (1), Saskatoon (19), Central West (4), Central East (3), Regina (1), South West (10), South Central (6), South East (12) zones and one (1) new case have pending residence information.

Daily COVID-19 map for August 6, 2021

Another person has died.  That person was in their 60’s, but the location is not known.

There are 57 people in hospital, 12 of whom are in intensive care.

The seven-day average of daily new cases has jumped to 54 from 51.

Over 3,700 vaccines were handed out across Saskatchewan on Thursday with 2,794 going to people who have now had both shots and are considered fully vaccinated.

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