Saskatchewan health officials reported 42 new COVID-19 cases and 1 new death on Saturday, the day before the province is set to remove all remaining public health restrictions.

Saturday’s reported death brings the total up to 572 in the province.

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The far north east region reported the most new cases with nine, followed by Regina where eight new cases were reported.


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In hospital, 61 patients have COVID-19, with nine receiving intensive care.

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Across Saskatchewan, 414 cases are considered active, and 30 recoveries were logged on Saturday.

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Since the province’s last update on Friday, 15,623 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered. In Saskatchewan, 549,537 residents are fully vaccinated.





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