No COVID cases in Weyburn area, 73 new cases province-wide

The Weyburn area is continuing its trend with no new COVID cases as of June 6, and no active cases in the area, with 84 active cases now for the southeast region. There are 73 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on June 6, bringing the provincial total to 47,359 cases. 

The new cases are located in the following zones: Far North East, 1; Northwest, 9; North Central, 8; Saskatoon, 26; Central West, 2; Central East, 6; Regina, 13; South Central, 7; and Southeast, 1. Five previously reported cases have been assigned to the Far North East, 2; and Regina, 3, zones. One case tested out-of-province with location pending was added to the total case counts.

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No new deaths were reported today.

Recoveries total 45,617, including 119 new recoveries as of June 6, and 1,196 cases are considered active.

There are 101 people in hospital, and 82 people are receiving inpatient care: Far North West, 2; Northwest, 11; North Central, 3; Northeast, 1; Saskatoon, 27; Central West, 1; Central East, 4; Regina, 29; South Central, 3; and Southeast, 1. Nineteen people are in intensive care, including two out-of-province transfers from Manitoba: North Central, 1; Saskatoon, 10; Central East, 2; Regina, 5; and Southwest, 1. 

The seven-day average of new COVID-19 case number is 103 (8.4 per 100,000).

There were 1,820 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on June 5, including 58 tests in the southeast region.

Vaccines Reported

An additional 13,642 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, including 1,227 doses in the southeast region, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 800,772. 

Seventy-eight per cent of those over the age of 40 have received their first dose, 72 per cent of those 30+ have received their first dose, 67 per cent of those 18+ have received their first dose, while 65 per cent of those 12+ have also received their first dose.

The age eligibility will change on Monday, June 7, to residents 60+ or anyone who received their first dose before March 29, 2021. Individuals diagnosed with or being treated for cancer and those who have received solid organ transplants will receive a letter of eligibility in the mail that will allow them priority access to a second dose.

Eligibility to book for second doses is based on age or date of first dose.