Saskatchewan reports close to 900 COVID-19 cases over a 5-day period


Saskatchewan is reporting close to 900 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) over a 5-day period.

The Saskatchewan Government in a statement said 896 new cases of the novel coronavirus were identified in the province as of Tuesday, December 28, 2021.

The statement further added that the health authorities identified 205 new cases on 24th of December, 241 new cases on 25th of December, 151 new cases on 26th of December, 137 new cases on 27th December, and 162 new cases on 28th of December.

The new cases are located in the Far North West (2), Far North Central (0), Far North East (15), North West (44), North Central (37), North East (4), Saskatoon (262), Central West (20), Central East (75), Regina (229), South West (21), South Central (63) and South East (56) zones and sixty eight (68) new cases have pending residence information.

As of December 28th, a total of 80 individuals are hospitalized, including 64 inpatient hospitalizations and 16 ICU hospitalizations.

The Saskatchewan Government also added that of the 80 patients, 47 (58.8%) were not fully vaccinated.

Two new deaths reported today. 947 Saskatchewan residents with COVID-19 have died, with a case fatality rate of 1.1%.



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