No additional deaths, 30 new cases of Covid-19 in Saskatchewan July 15

373 active cases, 52 in hospital, Nine in intensive care

July 15, 2021, 1:36 pm


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Daily COVID-19 Statistics
There are 30 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on July 15, bringing the provincial total to 49,341 cases.

There are 1 active cases in Central East 5, including the Esterhazy and Melville areas

There are 1 active cases in South East 2, including the Moosomin, Rocanville, Whitewood and Kipling areas.

There are 3 active cases in South East 4, including the Redvers, Carlyle, and Estevan areas.

The new cases are located in the following zones: Far North West, 3; Far North Central, 1; Far North East, 5; North West, 4; North East, 1; Saskatoon, 1; Central West, 4; Central East, 1; Regina, 4; South West, 1; and South East, 1. Four cases are pending residence information.

Two cases with pending location were assigned to zones: Far North West, 1; and Regina, 1. Eleven non-Saskatchewan residents were removed from the total case count of the following zones: North West, 1; Saskatoon, 1; Regina, 2; South West, 1; and pending residence, 6.

No new deaths were reported today.

Recoveries total 48,395 and 373 cases are considered active.

There are 52 people in hospital. Forty-three are receiving inpatient care: Far North East, 1; North West, 2; North Central, 2; Saskatoon, 18; Central East, 1; Regina, 16; and South East, 3. Nine are in intensive care: North Central, 1; Saskatoon, 5; and Regina,3.

The seven-day average of new COVID-19 case number is 27 (2.3 per 100,000). This marks the lowest seven-day average since October 13, 2020. A chart comparing today's average to data collected over the past several months is available at https://dashboard.saskatchewan.ca/health-wellness/covid-19/seven-day-average-of-new-covid-cases.

There were 1,400 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on July 14, 2021.

To date, 939,834 COVID-19 tests have been processed in Saskatchewan. As of July 13, 2021, when other provincial and national numbers were available, Saskatchewan's per capita rate was 792,001 tests performed per million population. The national rate was 989,699.

No new lineage results were reported for Variants of Concern today. Of the 7,747 VOCs with lineages identified by whole genome sequencing in Saskatchewan, 6,952 are Alpha (B.1.1.7), 408 are Gamma (P.1), 377 are Delta (B.1.617.2) and 10 are Beta (B.1.351).

Provincial COVID-19 statistics on the total number of cases among health care workers, breakdowns of total cases by source of infection, age, sex and region, total tests to date, per capita testing rate and current numbers of confirmed variants of concern can be found at http://www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-cases.

Living With COVID-19
For guidance on Living with COVID-19, including the requirements for self-isolation if you have a positive COVID-19 test, expectations around masking, information for businesses and workplaces and the visitation requirements for acute care as well as long term care and personal care homes, go to https://www.saskatchewan.ca/living-with-covid.

General COVID-19 Information
General public inquiries may be directed to COVID19@health.gov.sk.ca.


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