Saskatchewan’s active COVID-19 cases have decreased and now sit at 2,397. This is the lowest number since April 10, when there were 2,381 active cases in the province.
In the daily update, the death toll has risen to three – there have been 498 COVID-19 related deaths in Saskatchewan since the epidemic. One of the recently deceased was in his 70s from the Regina area, while the others were aged over 80 and from North Central and Saskatoon, according to a press release.
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Health officials said 207 new cases were reported on Monday, with a total infection of 41,806 in Saskatchewan. Regina leads the province with 64 new infections.
The seven-day average of new daily infections is down from 236 to 230 on 23 May. This is the lowest average reported since 228 since April 8.
According to the provincial government, 136 new variant (VOC) cases of concern have been identified in Saskatchewan, while the total (7,296) reported is as follows: North West (143), Far North East (3), North West (223) ), North Central (148), North East (29), Saskatoon (835), Middle West (86), Middle East (327), Regina (3,878), South West (215), South Central (553) and South East In 750) area. The remains of 106 VOC cases are pending.
Hospitals in the province are currently caring for 174 patients with COVID-19 – 135 receiving patient care and 39 in intensive care.
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Provincial health officials said the total number of people recovering from the virus has risen to 38411, a recovery of over 244.
According to the press release, 3,358 COVID-19 tests were conducted on 2 May. To date, 780,355 trials have been conducted in the province.
Officials of the provincial government said that a total of 450,823 doses of the COKID-19 vaccine have been administered in Saskatchewan.
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Question about COVID-19? Here are some things you need to know:
Symptoms may include fever, cough, and difficulty breathing – similar to a cold or flu. Some people may develop a more serious disease. Those at risk include older adults and those with severe chronic medical conditions such as heart, lung, or kidney disease. If you develop symptoms, contact the public health authorities.
To prevent the virus from spreading, experts recommend constantly washing your hands and coughing. They recommend reducing contact with others, staying at home as much as possible, and maintaining a distance of two meters from other people when going out. In situations where you cannot make a safe distance from others, public health officials recommend using a non-medical face mask or cover to prevent the spread of breath droplets that can carry the virus. In some provinces and municipalities around the country, mask or face covering is mandatory in indoor public spaces.
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