Saskatchewan health officials have identified nine new cases of COVID-19, increasing its total to 693.
Of the recently identified patients, two are in the Saskatoon region, while seven are in the Far North region, which currently has 29 of the province’s 47 active cases. Of its total diagnoses, 633 patients have recovered from the respiratory virus.
In Saskatoon, there is currently one person in intensive care and another in inpatient care.
Since the start of the pandemic, health officials have completed 57,217 tests for COVID-19.