No additional deaths, 16 new cases of Covid-19 in Saskatchewan July 19

262 active cases, 55 in hospital, Nine in intensive care

July 19, 2021, 1:36 pm


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Daily COVID-19 Statistics
There are 16 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on July 19, bringing the provincial total to 49,450 cases.

There are 2 active cases in Central East 5, including the Esterhazy and Melville areas

There are 2 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, 4; Far North East, 1; North West, 2; North East, 1; Saskatoon, 5; Regina, 2; and South East, 1.

One Saskatchewan resident that was tested out-of-province was added to the Saskatoon zone. One case with pending residence was assigned to the North Central zone.

No new deaths were reported today.

Recoveries total 48,613 and 262 cases are considered active.

There are 55 people in hospital. Forty-six are receiving inpatient care: Far North East, 1; North West, 5; North Central, 7; Saskatoon, 18; Regina, 13; South Central, 1; and South East, 1. Nine are in intensive care: North Central, 1; Saskatoon, 5; and Regina, 3.

The seven-day average of new COVID-19 case number is 26 (2.1 new cases 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 902 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on July 18, 2021.

To date, 944,466 COVID-19 tests have been processed in Saskatchewan. As of July 17, 2021, when other provincial and national numbers were available, Saskatchewan's per capita rate was 796,353 tests performed per million population. The national rate was 994,554.

No new lineage results were reported for Variants of Concern today. Of the 7,807 VOCs with lineages identified by whole genome sequencing in Saskatchewan, 6,963 are Alpha (B.1.1.7), 424 are Delta (B.1.617.2), 410 are Gamma (P.1), 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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