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15 new COVID-19 cases, 7 in the South

The new cases are located in the South (7), North (4), Saskatoon (3), and Regina (1) regions
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There are 15 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan, as of August 1. 

Fourteen of the new cases are in Saskatchewan, and one additional case was from a Saskatchewan resident tested out of province.

The new cases are located in the South (7), North (4), Saskatoon (3), and Regina (1) regions. 

Of the 15 cases reported today, investigations completed thus far have found nine cases are from multiple communal living settings across the province.

There are now 1,334 reported cases, including 262 active cases. 

Forty-six more people have recovered, increasing the provincial total to 1,054 recoveries.

Fourteen people are in hospital. Eight people are receiving inpatient care — four in Saskatoon, one in the Central region, two in the South, and one in Regina. Six people are in intensive care — one in the North, three in Saskatoon, and two in Regina.

Of the 1,334 cases in the province:

  • 203 cases are travellers;
  • 678 are community contacts (including mass gatherings);
  • 347 have no known exposures; and
  • 106 are under investigation by local public health.

On a regional level, 348 of the cases are from the Far North, 289 from the South, 248 are from the Saskatoon area, 197 from the North, 160 from the Central region, and 92 from the Regina area.

Eighteen deaths have been reported to date.
A total of 100,317 COVID‐19 tests have been performed in Saskatchewan. 

For more information, visit www.saskatchewan.ca/COVID19.




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