Saskatchewan reports close to 100 new COVID-19 cases and 4 additional deaths


Saskatchewan is reporting close to 100 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and four additional deaths due to the virus in the last 24 hours.

“As of November 18th, there are 95 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 79,937 reported cases,” the Saskatchewan government said in a statement.

The statement further added that 3 of the new cases were identified in Far North West, 3 in North West, 5 in North Central, 27 in Saskatoon, 2 in Central West, 11 in Central East, 4 in Regina, 5 in South West, 7 in South Central, and 20 in South East zones.

Eight new cases have pending residence information, the Saskatchewan government said.

As of November 18th, a total of 161 individuals are hospitalized; including 123 inpatient hospitalizations, and 38 ICU hospitalizations. Of the 161 patients, 108 (67.1%) were not fully vaccinated.

Four new deaths were reported today, the Saskatchewan government said, adding that 905 Saskatchewan residents with COVID-19 have died with a case fatality rate of 1.1%.



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