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COVID-19 claims 7 more lives in Saskatchewan, 332 new cases

Seven more people have died from coronavirus, provided in Saskatchewan’s daily COVID-19 on Saturday.

Saskatchewan also reported 332 new cases bringing the provincial total to 17,803.

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Four of the seven deaths were recorded in the north central part of the province with one being in the 70-79 age group while the remaining three were 80 years of age or older.

Two deaths were in the Regina zone. One of which fell in the age group of 60-69 and the other the person who died was 80 years old or older.

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One death was recorded in the south east part of the province and in-between the ages of 50-59.

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Here is the breakdown of where the new cases are located:

  • nine in far north west
  • eight in far north central
  • 17 in far north east
  • 44 in north west
  • 18 in north central
  • 30 in north east
  • 74 in Saskatoon
  • two in central west
  • 14 in central east
  • 57 in Regina
  • eight in south central
  • 32 in south east
  • 19 new cases have pending residence information.

179 people are currently in hospital dealing with COVID-19 while14,426 people have recovered from the virus. 3,186 cases are considered active.

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The seven-day average of daily new cases is 289.

As of Saturday, the province has administered 6,964 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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