There are now 290 positive and probable cases of COVID-19 in the province, health authorities reported on Tuesday. Thirty-two cases are considered active, and four individuals are currently in hospital.
The case reported today is related to the workplace cluster of cases in Prairie Mountain health region. There are a total of 11 cases related to that cluster. The province says that the additional case is not unexpected, and that they are continuing to monitor staff at the workplace and conducting contact tracing to identify other potential cases.
Saskatchewan identifies five new cases
There have now been 573 COVID-19 cases reported in Saskatchewan. Five new cases were announced on Tuesday, all of which were in the Far North region. Three of the cases are in the Beauval area, and two are in the La Loche area. Currently, 193 of the cases in Saskatchewan are considered active.