Coronavirus Canada Updates: 177 new COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan; no new deaths

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Ontario reports 1,039 new COVID-19 cases and 33 more deaths today
Ontario reports 1,039 new COVID-19 cases and 33 more deaths today

Saskatchewan reported 177 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday.

There were no new deaths to report. There are 2,260 active cases in the province on Sunday as it reported 210 new recoveries.

The seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases is 213, or 17.4 new cases per 100,000 people.

The province says 157 people are being treated in hospital for COVID-19, with 41 in ICU.

New cases are located in the Far Northwest (eight), Northwest (18), North Central (nine), Saskatoon (40), Central West (one), Central East (14), Regina (42), Southwest (11), South Central (15) and Southeast (18). One new case is pending location details.

VARIANTS OF CONCERN

Saskatchewan identified 155 more variant cases on Sunday. To date, the province has reported 8,258 variant of concern cases.

There are 230 more lineage results to report Sunday. Of the 3,344 cases with lineages identified by whole genome sequencing, 3,288 are B.1.1.1.7 which originated in the U.K., 47 are P.1 which originated in Brazil and nine are B.1.351 which originated in South Africa.

VACCINE DELIVERY

The Saskatchewan Health Authority delivered a record 13,651 more vaccine doses.

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