Saskatchewan reported 126 new cases of the novel coronavirus and ten additional deaths within the last 24 hours.
Five of the new cases were identified in the Far North West, 8 in Far North East, 6 in North West, 8 in North Central, 1 in North East, 35 in Saskatoon, 2 in Central West, 14 in Central East, 29 in Regina, 1 in South West, 3 in South Central, and 6 in South East (6) zones.
As of October 26th, a total of 286 individuals are hospitalized, including 217 inpatient hospitalizations and 69 ICU hospitalizations, the Saskatchewan Government said in a statement.
Of the 286 patients, 207 (72.4%) were not fully vaccinated, the statement said, adding that three (3) additional cases were transferred to Ontario, for a total of twelve (12) SK cases who have been transferred out-of-province.
The Saskatchewan Government also added that ten (10) new deaths reported today. 827 Saskatchewan residents with COVID-19 have died, with a case fatality rate of 1.1%.
Saskatchewan on Monday reported 170 COVID-19 cases and zero additional deaths over a 24-hour period.