No COVID cases in Weyburn area, over 1,270 doses given

There are no new COVID cases in the Weyburn area as of June 11, and there are no active cases for the area either, with 47 active cases for the southeast region. There are 81 new cases of COVID-19 to report across the province, bringing the provincial total to 47,764 cases. 

The new cases are located in the following zones: Far North West, 3; Far North East, 4; Northwest, 13; North Central, 7; Northeast, 3; Saskatoon, 17; Central East, 3; Regina, 14; Southwest, 7; South Central, 7; and Southeast, 2. One case is pending residence information. One case with pending residence information was assigned to the Central East zone.

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Fifteen cases tested out of province were added to the Far North East, 9; Far North West, 1; Northeast, 1; Saskatoon, 3; and Southeast, 1, zones.

One new death is being reported on June 11 in the 80+ age group from the Saskatoon zone.

Recoveries total 46,311, including 98 new recoveries as of June 11, and 899 cases are considered active. 

There are 104 people in hospital, and 87 people are receiving inpatient care, including one patient from Manitoba: Northwest, 13; North Central, 5; Saskatoon, 30; Central East, 4; Regina, 28; Southwest, 1; South Central, 5; and Southeast; 1. Seventeen people are in intensive care: Northwest, 1; North Central, 4; Saskatoon, 6; Central East, 1; Regina, 4; and Southwest, 1.

The seven-day average of new COVID-19 case number is 78 (6.4 per 100,000).

There were 2,165 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on June 10, including 84 tests in the southeast region.

Vaccines Reported

An additional 15,212 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, including 1,278 doses in the southeast region, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 860,651.

Seventy-eight per cent of those over the age of 40 have received their first dose, 73 per cent of those 30+ have received their first dose, 68 per cent of those 18+ have received their first dose, while 66 per cent of those 12+ have also received their first dose.

Saskatchewan has been allocated 89,880 Moderna doses for the week of June 14 and 130,620 Moderna doses for the week of June 21.

By June 24, every eligible Saskatchewan residents age 12 and older will be able to receive their second vaccine shot, depending on the length of time that has passed since their first shot.

With the increased Moderna deliveries expected, Saskatchewan is able to accelerate the second dose schedule for all residents with updates scheduled Mondays and Thursdays each week until all remaining populations are eligible. Timelines may change due to vaccine availability.

Today, all residents 12+ can receive their first dose and second dose vaccinations are open to residents 55+ or anyone who received their first dose on or before April 7.  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. 

When all persons 12 and older become eligible to receive their second doses starting June 24, vaccinations will be provided based on the manufacturer interval. For Moderna, this is 28 days after first dose. For Pfizer, this is 21 days after first dose. Note that residents may receive their second doses up to four months following their first dose, but it's highly recommended that you receive your second dose as soon as you are eligible.

A limited number of first doses of AstraZeneca have been administered since May 5 to those individuals who have contraindication for mRNA vaccines. If you received AstraZeneca as recommended by your health care provider after May 5, arrangements will be made to administer your second dose based on current, recommended intervals.