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53 new COVID-19 cases, 19 recoveries

The new cases are located in the following zones: Far North West (24), North West (9), Saskatoon (5), Regina (4), Far North Central (2), Far North East (2), North Central (1), South West (1), and South Central (1), with four cases pending residence information
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There are 53 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on July 21, 2021. 

The new cases are located in the following zones: Far North West (24), North West (9), Saskatoon (5), Regina (4), Far North Central (2), Far North East (2), North Central (1), South West (1), and South Central (1). 

The new case in the South Central is located in the South Central 2 sub-zone, which includes Moose Jaw and area.

Four cases are pending residence information.  

One case was re-assigned to the North Central zone.  

There are now 49,525 reported cases, including 276 active cases.

The seven-day average of new COVID-19 case number is 30 (2.5 new cases per 100,000). 

There are no additional deaths to report today. The provincial total remains at 575. 

A total of 12,324 Variants of Concern have been identified by screening in Saskatchewan, reported in the following zones: Regina (4,831), Saskatoon (2,136), South East (1,156), South Central (892), North West (859), Central East (654), North Central (638), South West (416), Far North West (335), Central West (150), Far North East (87), North East (83), and Far North Central (4). There are 83 screened VOCs with residence pending.

No new lineage results were reported for Variants of Concern today.  Of the 7,961 VOCs with lineages identified by whole genome sequencing in Saskatchewan, 7,027 are Alpha (B.1.1.7), 505 are Delta (B.1.617.2), 419 are Gamma (P.1), and 10 are Beta (B.1.351).

An additional 5,413 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 1,358,720.

The additional 5,413 doses of COVID-19 vaccine reported today were administered to residents living in the following zones: Regina (1,662), Saskatoon (1,249), North Central (641), North West (473), South East (324), Central East (317), North East (148), South West (119), Central West (99), South Central (94), Far North West (60), Far North East (37), and Far North Central (3). There were 187 doses administered with zone of residence pending.

More information about vaccines is available on the government’s website.

There are 59 people in hospital. Forty-nine people are receiving inpatient care in the following zones: Saskatoon (18), Regina (15), North Central (8), North West (5), Central East (1), South Central (1), and South East (1). Ten people are in intensive care in the following zones: Saskatoon (4), Regina (4), North West (1), and North Central (1).

Nineteen more people have recovered, increasing the provincial total to 48,674 recoveries.

There were 1,683 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on July 20. To date, 947,300 COVID-19 tests have been processed. 

For more information, visit www.saskatchewan.ca/COVID19. You can find the maps and the breakdown of cases by region on the government's website.