A bit of good news for the province, as the number of new cases of COVID-19, fell today, being lower than recoveries and lowering the total number of active cases.
In Saskatchewan, there are 398 new cases, which when combined with 470 recovered cases lowered the number of active cases to 4,788.
2 deaths were also reported on Monday, along with 470 recoveries.
Of the new cases, 17 are located in the central-west, 147 in Saskatoon, 43 in the north-central zone, 32 in Regina, 32 in the northwest, 19 in the far northwest, 18 in the central-east, 16 in the northeast, 14 in the far northeast, 13 in the southeast, 7 are in the south-central zone and 17 cases are pending resident information.
4,788 cases are considered active, and 289 people are in hospital with 226 receiving inpatient care and 63 are in intensive care.
225 (78.4%) of those in hospital are not fully vaccinated.
The 7-day average of new COVID-19 case numbers is 461 (38.3 new cases per 100,000).
Over the last three days, over 11,000 more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the province, with the majority of those being first doses.