Saskatchewan sets new records for daily and active COVID-19 cases

One week after setting the record for daily new COVID-19 cases, Saskatchewan has set another.

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Officials reported 552 new cases Sunday.

The previous record was set on September 19, when officials reported 543 new cases.

Another record was set on Sunday when active cases reached a total of 4,864. Before this, the most active cases Saskatchewan has had since the beginning of the pandemic were 4,763 on December 7th.

The seven-day average of daily new cases is 478 or 39.7 per day. 100,000 inhabitants.

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There are 281 people in the hospital with COVID-19, of which 63 are receiving intensive care.

Three more residents who tested positive for COVID-19 are dead, the province also reported Sunday. The provincial death toll is now 670.

The province registered 436 new recoveries on Sunday.

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A total of 2,153 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given since the province’s last COVID-19 update on Saturday. A total of 729,097 inhabitants are now fully vaccinated.

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