COVID-19 in Sask.: 507 new cases reported Sunday, new record of ICU patients

The province reported 507 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday and broke a earlier record for most individuals in intensive care with the sickness. 

On Saturday there have been 79 patients in the ICU, exceeding the earlier record of 78 that was set on Wednesday. 

There are six ICU cases in the northern areas of the province, seven in the central, 5 in the south, 22 in Regina and 39 in Saskatoon. 

One dying was reported in the central west area of the province elevating the whole dying toll to 747, in line with the province’s COVID-19 dashboard.

The new cases have been positioned in:

  • Far northwest: 17.
  • Far northeast: 35.
  • Northwest: 64. 
  • North central: 66.
  • Northeast: 17.
  • Saskatoon: 112.
  • Central west: two.
  • Central east: 52.
  • Regina: 62.
  • Southwest: 16.
  • South Central: 9.
  • Southeast: 26. 

There are additionally 29 new cases that have not been designated a location but.

About 25 per cent (127) of the new cases reported Sunday have been in kids aged 11 and beneath who’re ineligible for the COVID-19 vaccines. No different age group set by the province had greater than 80 new cases. 

As of Saturday, there have been 333 individuals in hospital, and 252 (about 76 per cent) weren’t absolutely vaccinated. 

Among these age 12 and up, one in 20 new cases have been individuals who have been absolutely vaccinated. 

There have now been a complete of 72,033 cases in Saskatchewan, 4,703 of them at the moment energetic.

The province reported a median of 486 new cases every day for the previous week. The highest seven-day common recorded up to now throughout the pandemic was on Sept. 20, when the seven-day common was 494 every day new cases.

COVID-19 vaccination

There have been one other 5,632 doses of the vaccine administered as reported Sunday: 2,825 of them first doses, and the remaining 2,807 second doses. 

That brings the whole quantity of vaccines administered to 1,601,344 — greater than 846,000 of them are first doses and practically 755,000 are second doses. 

According to the CBC vaccine tracker, about 85 per cent of individuals 12 and over have acquired not less than one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and practically 76 per cent have acquired two doses.

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