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67 new COVID-19 cases, 53 recoveries

The new cases are located in the Saskatoon (25), Regina (15), North East (11), North West (7), North Central (7), and South East (2) zones
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There are 67 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan, as of Oct. 28.  

The new cases are located in the Saskatoon (25), Regina (15), North East (11), North West (7), North Central (7), and South East (2) zones.

One case from yesterday with a pending location was assigned to the North Central zone.

There are now 2,908 reported cases, including 666 active cases.  

Twenty people are in hospital. Fourteen people are receiving inpatient care — four in the North zone, nine in the Saskatoon zone, and one in the Regina zone. Six people are in intensive care — one in the North Central zone, four in Saskatoon, and one in Regina.

Fifty-three people have recovered, increasing the provincial total to 2,217 recoveries.

Of the 2,908 cases in the province:

  • 355 cases are travelers;
  • 1,436 are community contacts (including mass gatherings);
  • 745 have no known exposures; and
  • 372 are under investigation by local public health.

On a regional level:

  • 690 cases from the Saskatoon area;
  • 563 cases from the north area (182 north west, 257 north central, 124 north east);
  • 491 cases from the south area (228 south west, 211 south central, 52 south east);
  • 436 cases from the far north area (382 far north west, 0 far north central, 54 far north east);
  • 369 cases from the central area (196 central west, 173 central east); and 
  • 357 cases from the Regina area.

Twenty-five deaths have been reported to date.

A total of 256,082 COVID-19 tests have been performed in Saskatchewan. Yesterday, 2,410 COVID-19 tests were performed. 

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.



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