Three Saskatchewan residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. One reported death was in the 60 to 69 age group in the Far North West zone. Two new deaths in the 80-plus age group were reported in the North Central and Regina zones. That brings the total number of deaths in the province to 215.
There are 287 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on Jan. 17, 2021.
The new cases are located in the Saskatoon (94), Regina (37), Far North West (34), North East (33), North Central (23), North West (21), South East (13), Far North East (10), Central East (9), Central West (3), Far North Central (1), and South West (1) zones.
Eight new cases have pending residence information.
Five cases with pending residence information were assigned to the Far North East (3) and North West (2) zones.
There are now 20,272 reported cases, including 4,121 active cases
The seven-day average of daily new cases is 308 (25.5 new cases per 100,000 population).
There were 3,232 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered yesterday in Saskatchewan — the highest one-day total to date, exceeding the previous day's record. This brings the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 20,159.
The doses were administered in the following zones: South East (1145), North Central (766), Saskatoon (749), Regina (453), Far North West (77), and Far North East (42). No data for Jan. 15 or 16 from the Far North Central is available at this time.
Two hundred and three people are in hospital. One hundred and seventy people are receiving inpatient care in the following zones: Saskatoon (57), Regina (40), North Central (27), North East (11), South East (11), North West (9), Central East (8), Far North West (3), Far North Central (1), Central West (1), South West (1), and South Central (1). Thirty-three people are in intensive care in the following zones: Saskatoon (16), Regina (10), North Central (3), North West (2), Central East (1), and South Central (1).
Two hundred and seven more people have recovered, increasing the provincial total to 15,936 recoveries.
There were 2,332 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on Jan. 16. To date, 470,793 COVID-19 tests have been processed in Saskatchewan.