Saskatchewan reports 236 COVID-19 cases and additional death in last 24 hours


Saskatchewan is reporting 236 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and one additional death over a 24-hour period.

“As of October 24th, there are 236 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 76,311 reported cases,” the Saskatchewan Government said.

Nine of the new cases were identified in the Far North West, 7 in Far North East, 19 in North West, 21 in North Central, 3 in North East, 53 in Saskatoon, 2 in Central West, 39 in Central East, 2 in Regina, 2 in South West, 6 in South Central (6), 30 and South East (30) zones.

7 new cases have pending residence information, the Saskatchewan Government said, adding that One new death and one previously flagged death removed were reported today.

817 Saskatchewan residents with COVID-19 have died, with a case fatality rate of 1.1%.

The Saskatchewan Government also added that a total of 285 individuals are hospitalized as of October 24, including 211 inpatient hospitalizations and 74 ICU hospitalizations.

Of the 285 patients, 203 (71.2%) were not fully vaccinated. One additional case was transferred to Ontario, for a total of eight SK cases who have been transferred out-of-province.



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