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Sask. sets new daily high with 82 new COVID-19 cases

The new cases are located in the Saskatoon (37), Regina (13), North Central (11), Central East (7), North West (6), North East (3), South Central (2), South East (2), and South West (1) zones
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There are 82 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan, as of Oct. 29.  

The new cases are located in the Saskatoon (37), Regina (13), North Central (11), Central East (7), North West (6), North East (3), South Central (2), South East (2), and  South West (1) zones.

One of the new cases in the South Central is located in the South Central 2 sub-zone, which includes Moose Jaw and area.

There are now 2,990 reported cases, including 707 active cases.  

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

Forty-one more people have recovered, increasing the provincial total to 2,258 recoveries.

Of the 2,990 cases in the province:

  • 358 cases are travelers;
  • 1,473 are community contacts (including mass gatherings);
  • 761 have no known exposures; and
  • 398 are under investigation by local public health.

On a regional level:

  • 727 cases from the Saskatoon area;
  • 583 cases from the north area (188 north west, 268 north central, 127 north east);
  • 496 cases from the south area (229 south west, 213 south central, 54 south east);
  • 436 cases from the far north area (382 far north west, 0 far north central, 54 far north east);
  • 376 cases from the central area (196 central west, 180 central east); and
  • 370 cases from the Regina area.

Twenty-five deaths have been reported to date.

A total of 258,143 COVID-19 tests have been performed in Saskatchewan. Yesterday, 2,061 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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