There are 177 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on Feb. 22, 2021.
The new cases are located in the Regina (48), Saskatoon (37), North West (20), Far North West (15), Central East (11), North Central (7), North East (7), Far North Central (6), Far North East (5), South Central (5), Central West (4), South East (3), and South West (1) zones.
All five of the new cases in the South Central are located in the South Central 2 sub-zone, which includes Moose Jaw and area.
Eight cases have pending residence information.
Two previously reported cases with pending residence information were assigned to the North West zone.
There are no new deaths to report today. The provincial total remains at 372.
There are now 27,797 reported cases, including 1,652 active cases.
The seven-day average of daily new cases is 158 (12.9 new cases per 100,000).
According to a government press release, 81 per cent of residents in long-term care homes across Saskatchewan have now received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Forty-three per cent have received both their first and second dose and are now fully vaccinated.
There were 920 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered yesterday in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 61,730.
The 920 doses were administered in the Saskatoon (499), South Central (191), Central East (187), and North West (43) zones. The South Central (63) and Regina (4) zones reported an additional 67 doses administered Feb. 20.
For more information on vaccines, visit https://www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-vaccine-update.
One hundred and seventy-seven people are in hospital. One hundred and sixty-two people are receiving inpatient care in the following zones: Saskatoon (58), Regina (42), North Central (17), North West (15), Far North West (8), Central East (8), South East (5). Far North Central (2), Far North East (2), North East (2), South Central (2), and Central West (1). Fifteen people are in intensive care in the following zones: Saskatoon (8), Regina (4), North West (1), North Central (1), and Central East (1),
One hundred and ninety-five more people have recovered, increasing the provincial total to 25,773 recoveries.
There were 2,105 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on February 21, 2021. To date, 561,183 COVID-19 tests have been processed.