Coronavirus Canada updates: Saskatchewan continues to identify cases in ‘communal living settings’

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Coronavirus Canada: Two south Edmonton Loblaw staff sick with COVID-19
Coronavirus Canada: Two south Edmonton Loblaw staff sick with COVID-19

Fourteen new cases were identified in Saskatchewan’s latest 24-hour stretch, which includes nine “from multiple communal living settings across the province.”

Throughout the pandemic, there have been 1,319 reported cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan. That includes 1,008 people who have recovered, up by 24 since Thursday. Of the 293 active cases of COVID-19 that remain, there are 15 people in hospital (up by one), while there remain six in intensive care (up by one).

One case was recently removed from the province’s total since it involved an individual who was not a Saskatchewan resident, according a press release.

As of Friday, the South region has 109 active cases, the Central region has 83 and the North has 62. The Far North has five active cases, after being home to 348 patients throughout the pandemic.

In the province’s latest 24-hour stretch, a record-high 1,804 COVID-19 tests were performed, for a total of 98,510.

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