Saskatchewan health officials say there is one new confirmed case of COVID-19 in the North-West zone.
The overall number of active confirmed cases in the area containing Lloydminster, North Battleford and other surrounding towns is now at nine total.
Breaking these numbers into subregions, the new case was confirmed in the area housing towns like Cut Knife, Unity and Wilkie, which is now at five active cases.
The Lloydminster and District zone is now at two active, confirmed cases. The Battlefords zone is at one confirmed active case. The region housing several towns in the St.Walburg and Turtleford area has one confirmed case as well.
Across the province, five new cases were found in Regina, three in the South-West and three in the South Central Zone, one in Saskatoon, and one in Central-West. One case’s location is still being determined.
Thirteen people are in hospital. Seven are receiving inpatient care, three in Saskatoon, one in Regina, two in the South West region and one in South Central. Six people are in intensive care, including four in Saskatoon, one in the North Central region and one in the South West.
Of the 1,445 reported cases, 168 are considered active. With twelve more recoveries, a total of 1,257 people have recovered.
Northwest Regions, Broken down:
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