Four Saskatchewan residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. Three deaths were reported in the 80-plus age group from the Regina (2) and Saskatoon (1) zones. with one death in the 70 to 79 age group from the Regina zone.
That brings the total number of deaths in the province to 376.
There are 122 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on February 23, 2021.
The new cases are located in the Regina (37), Saskatoon (25), Far North East (16), Far North West (11), North West (10), Central East (7), Far North Central (5), North Central (4), North East (2), and South East (1) zones.
Four cases have pending residence information.
Nine previously reported cases with pending residence information were assigned to the Far North East (4), North West (3), Far North central (1), and Far North West (1) zones.
Four Saskatchewan residents tested out of province were added to the Far North West (2), North Central (1) zones. One is pending residence information.
There are now 27,923 reported cases, including 1,530 active cases.
The seven-day average of daily new cases is 156 (12.7 new cases per 100,000).
There were 549 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered yesterday in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 62,342.
The 549 doses were administered in the Saskatoon (196), Regina (170), Central East (83), North West (78), Far North Central (11), and North East (11) zones. An additional 21 doses were administered in the Central East zone on Feb. 17 and an additional 52 doses were administered in the South Central zone on Feb. 19.
For more information on vaccines, visit https://www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-vaccine-update.
One hundred and seventy-four people are in hospital. One hundred and fifty-eight people are receiving inpatient care in the following zones: Saskatoon (56), Regina (40), North Central (17), North West (16), Far North West (8), Central East (8), South East (4), Far North Central (2), Far North East (2), North East (2), South Central (2), and Central West (1). Sixteen people are in intensive care: Saskatoon (8), Regina (6), North West (1), and North Central (1).
Two hundred and forty-four more people have recovered, increasing the provincial total to 26,017 recoveries.
There were 1,872 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on Feb. 22. To date, 563,055 COVID-19 tests have been processed.