COVID-19 update: 9,880 vaccines delivered, 248 new cases, 226 recoveries and five deaths

As of Jan. 12, a total of 9,880 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Saskatchewan.

On Jan. 11, 903 of these doses were administered in Regina (219), Saskatoon (81), Prince Albert (210), the Far North West (88), the Far North Central (64), the Far North East (122) and North East (119) zones. 

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This brings the totals to 2,069 doses and 1,449 second doses of Pfizer in the Regina pilot program; 2,928 Pfizer doses in Saskatoon; 824 Pfizer doses in Prince Albert; 684 Moderna doses in the Far North West zone; 226 Moderna doses in the Far North Central zone; 1,193 Moderna doses in the Far North East zone; and 507 Moderna doses in the North East zone.  

The next Pfizer shipment of 6,825 doses is expected to arrive in Saskatoon today and vaccinations will continue among priority long-term care and personal care home residents and staff.   

The next Moderna shipment of 5,400 doses is expected to arrive in Saskatchewan Jan. 14. Five hundred doses will be distributed to the Far North East zone to continue the first doses in the priority sequencing. The remaining 4,900 doses will be distributed as first doses to priority long term and personal care home staff and residents and health care workers in the South East and Central East zones, including the communities of Wadena, Canora and Weyburn.

Daily COVID-19 Statistics

There are 248 new cases of COVID-19 and 226 new recoveries to report in Saskatchewan on Jan. 12, bringing the provincial total to date to 18,770 cases. 

Five Saskatchewan residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. Two new deaths in the 80+ age group were reported in the Regina zone; two new deaths in the 70-79 age group were reported in the Far North West (1) and North West (1) zones; and one new death in the 30-39 age group was reported in the South West zone.

There are 11 new cases in the South East zone, with three in Zone 1 in the northwest region and eight in Zone 2 in the northeast corner. There are no new cases in the Estevan’s Zone 4, and the total for active cases in Zone 4 is 29.

The other new cases are located in the Far North West (11), Far North Central (2), Far North East (20), North West (30), North Central (26), North East (5), Saskatoon (53), Central West (2), Central East (10), Regina (37), South West (2) and South Central (8) and 31 new cases have pending residence information.

Twenty-seven cases with pending residence information were assigned to Far North West (6); Far North East (9); North West (2) and North Central (10) zones.

A total of 14,814 individuals have recovered and 3,752 cases are considered active. 

One hundred and ninety-one people are in hospital. One hundred and sixty-two people are receiving inpatient care: Far North East (1), Far North Central (1), North West (10), North Central (34), North East (12), Saskatoon (42), Central East (9), Regina (42), South Central (1) and South East (10).  Twenty-nine people are in intensive care: North West (1), North Central (4), Saskatoon (14), Central East (1), and Regina (9).

There were 1,995 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on January 10, 2021.

To date, 456,045 COVID-19 tests have been processed in Saskatchewan.  As of Jan. 9, when other provincial and national numbers were available, Saskatchewan’s per capita rate was 267,709 people tested per million population. The national rate was 389,637 people tested per million population.

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