Sask. reported three more deaths and 29 more in hospital

Twenty-nine more people are in the hospital, and three more are dead due to COVID-19, according to the Government of Saskatchewan’s latest COVID update.

Hospitalizations have increased by 29 to a total of 244 residents. Of those, 90 inpatient hospitalizations are due to a COVID-19 related illness, 97 are incidental COVID infections, and 31 have not yet been determined.

Three more people are in the ICU, bringing that total to 24; 19 are for COVID-19 related illnesses, four are for incidental COVID infections, and one is undetermined. Two residents are in PICU/NICU. One is due to a COVID-19 related illness, with the remaining one being for an incidental COVID infection.

The additional three deaths bring the provincial total to 972.

For the fourth time this month, Saskatchewan has broken its new case count for COVID as 1,483 new cases were reported.

Previous record-breaking days include January 6 (933), January 7 (1,185), and January 14 (1,452).

The new cases bring the province’s active case to 12,627.

The new cases were reported in the following zones:

Far North West 22
Far North Central 9
Far North East 31
North West 77
North Central 53
North East 56
Saskatoon 362
Central West 30
Central East 131
Regina 298
South West 50
South Central 102
South East 151


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