COVID-19 update: 30 new cases and 22 more recoveries

Thirty more tested positive for COVID-19 on Aug. 14, bringing the total to 1,541. The majority of the new cases, 23, are located in South West region. Others are in the North Central (1) and South Central (6) regions.  One case is pending residence information.

Of the 1,541 reported cases, 174 are considered active.  A total of 1,347 people have recovered.

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Ten people are in hospital.  Five people are receiving inpatient care; three in Saskatoon, one in Regina and one in the North Central region.  Five people are in intensive care; three in Saskatoon, one in the North Central region and one in the South West.

All of today’s 30 new cases and 108 of 174 active cases are in communal living settings.

Of the 1,541 cases in the province:

  • 220 cases are travellers;
  • 788 are community contacts (including mass gatherings);
  • 435 have no known exposures; and
  • 98 are under investigation by local public health.

Overall in Saskatchewan:

  • 64 cases are healthcare workers; however, the source of the infections may not be related to healthcare in all instances.
  • There are:
    • 388 cases are from the south area (201 south west, 176 south central, 11 south east);
    • 352 cases are from the far north area (346 far north west, 0 far north central, 6 far north east);
    • 245 cases are from the Saskatoon area;
    • 234 cases are from the north area (101 north west, 68 north central, 65 north east);
    • 190 cases are from the central area (160 central west, 30 central east);
    • 131 cases are from the Regina area; and
    • One case is pending residence information. 
  • 252 cases involve people 19 years of age and under, while the remainder are adults.
  • 486 cases are in the 20-39 age range; 486 are in the 40-59 age range; 262 are in the 60-79 age range; and 55 are in the 80-plus range.
  • 51 per cent of the cases are females and 49 per cent are males.
  • 20 deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported to date.

To date, 118,470 COVID‐19 tests have been performed in Saskatchewan. Yesterday, 1,666 COVID-19 tests were performed in the province.

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