Two Saskatchewan residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. The deaths were reported in the 80-plus age group from the Regina and Saskatoon zones.
That brings the number of deaths in the province to 389.
There are 121 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on Mar. 3, 2021.
The new cases are located in the Far North East (40), Regina (35), Saskatoon (17), Central East (7), North West (6), North Central (6), North East (3), Far North West (2), Central West (2), and South West (1) zones.
Two cases are pending residence information.
One previously reported case with pending residence information was assigned to the North West zone.
There are now 29,059 reported cases, including 1,431 active cases.
The seven-day average of daily new cases is 154 (12.5 new cases per 100,000).
1,358 more COVID-19 vaccine dose administrations have been reported in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 81,597.
The 1,358 doses of COVID-19 vaccines reported today were administered in the following regions: North Central (452), Saskatoon (391), Central East (351), Regina (126), Far North Central (21), Far North East (11), and North West (6) zones.
As of Mar. 2, 50 per cent of Phase 1 priority healthcare workers received a first dose. This percentage includes healthcare workers from long term care and personal care home facilities. One hundred per cent of long-term care homes have received their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
For more information on vaccines, visit https://www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-vaccine-update.
One hundred and fifty-three people are in hospital. One hundred and thirty-three people are receiving inpatient care in the following zones: Saskatoon (54), Regina (35), North Central (14), North West (11), Central East (5), South East (4), Far North West (3), Far North East (2), North East (2), South Central (2), and Central West (1). Twenty people are in intensive care: Saskatoon (10), Regina (8), North Central (1), and Central East (1).
One hundred and eighty more people have recovered, increasing the provincial total to 27,239 recoveries.
There were 2,588 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on Mar. 2. To date, 582,829 COVID-19 tests have been processed.