141 new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Saskatchewan Wednesday. That is the highest one-day total since 172 were announced on May 30.
About two-fifths (40.4%) of new cases are in the 20 to 39 years age category according to the Ministry of Health.
The new cases are located in the Far North West (19), Far North Central (2), Far North East (29), North West (8), North Central (9), North East (5), Saskatoon (18), Central West (1), Central East (6), Regina (2), South West (15), South Central (7) and South East (17) zones, and three (3) new cases are pending residence information. The active case count now sits at 793 . The number hasn’t been that high since June 13 when there were 809. Of the 793 cases, 38 come from the Regina zone.
There are two more deaths to report today. That brings the total to 586.
There are 69 people in hospital being treated for the virus with 11 of those in intensive care.
2,755 vaccines were handed out on Wednesday with almost 2,000 of those going to people who are now fully vaccinated having received two shots.