There are 15 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan, as of Aug. 9.
The new cases are located in the Regina (5), South West (3), South Central (3) North West (1), Saskatoon (1), and Central West (1) zones. One case’s residence information is still pending.
None of the new cases are located in the South Central 2 sub-zone, which includes the Moose Jaw area.
One case reported July 22 and two cases reported Aug. 7 are individuals who live outside Saskatchewan. These cases have been removed from the Saskatchewan count.
There are now 1,445 cases in the province, including 168 active cases.
Thirteen people are in hospital. Seven people are receiving inpatient care — three in Saskatoon, one in Regina, two in the South West, and one in the South Central. Six people are in intensive care — four in Saskatoon, one in the North Central region, and one in the South West.
Twelve more people have recovered, increasing the provincial total to 1,257 recoveries.
Of the 1,445 cases in the province:
- 206 cases are travellers;
- 720 are community contacts (including mass gatherings);
- 389 have no known exposures; and
- 130 are under investigation by local public health.
On a regional level:
- 352 cases are from the far north area (346 far north west, 0 far north central, 6 far north east);
- 329 cases are from the south area (156 south west, 162 south central, 11 south east);
- 231 cases are from the north area (100 north west, 66 north central, 65 north east);
- 224 cases are from the Saskatoon area;
- 190 cases are from the central area (160 central west, 30 central east); and
- 118 cases are from the Regina area.
Twenty deaths have been reported to date.
A total of 111,748 COVID‐19 tests have been performed in Saskatchewan. Yesterday, 1,945 COVID-19 tests were performed in Saskatchewan.