Saskatchewan health officials have confirmed twenty-seven new cases of COVID-19 across the province, but cases in the Northwest region has stayed static since Wednesday.
In the province’s August 13th update, they confirmed that six cases remain in the area that houses Lloydminster, The Battlefords and surrounding towns.
Breaking this down into subregions, four active cases remain in the Cut Knife, Unity and Wilkie area. The area that includes Lloydminster, Maidstone and Lashburn has one active case as does the Turtleford, St. Walburg, Paradise Hill area. The Battlefords region still shows zero active, confirmed cases.
Across Saskatchewan, there are eighteen new cases in the South-West zone, four in the South-Central zone, three in Saskatoon and one in Regina. Ten people remain in hospital across the province. Five are receiving inpatient care, three in Saskatoon, one in the North Central region and one in the South West. Five are in intensive care, three in Saskatoon, one in the North Central region and one in the South West.
Of the 1,511 reported cases, 166 are considered active. A total of 1,325 people have recovered.