Six new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, including one in the south

There are six new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan to report on June 30, according to the Ministry of Health, bringing the Saskatchewan total to 785 cases. 

Three new cases are in the far north, two are in the north and one is in the south.

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Of the 785 reported COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan, 88, or 11.2 per cent, are considered active. Five more people have recovered, bringing the provincial total to 684.

Approximately 87 per cent of people in Saskatchewan diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered.

Four individuals are receiving inpatient care in the hospital: two in the north, one in Saskatoon and one in the south. One person is in intensive care in the north.

Sixty-four cases have been diagnosed in the south; 31 of them are considered active. There have been 327 from the far north, 186 from the Saskatoon area, 116 from the north, 80 from the Regina area and 12 from the central region.

Of the 785 cases in the province, 165 cases are travellers, 473 are community contacts (including mass gatherings), 106 have no known exposures and 41 are under investigation by local public health.

Fifty-five cases are health care workers; however, the source of the infections may not be related to health care in all instances.

A total of 114 cases involve people 19 years of age and under, 271 cases are in the 20-39 age range, 249 are in the 40-59 age range, 130 are in the 60-79 age range and 21 are in the 80-plus range.

Fifty-one per cent of the cases are females and 49 per cent are males.

Thirteen deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported.

To date, 65,940 COVID‐19 tests have been performed in Saskatchewan.  As of June 28, when other provincial and national numbers were available from the Public Health Agency of Canada, Saskatchewan’s per capita rate was 49,250 people tested per million population. The national rate was 72,406 people tested per million population.



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