No new COVID cases in Weyburn, over 12,000 now fully vaccinated in SE

There are no new COVID cases in the Weyburn area as of June 7, and there are no active cases in the area, with 79 active cases in the southeast region. There are 68 new cases of COVID-19 to report across the province, bringing the provincial total to 47,427 cases. 

The new cases are located in the following zones: Far North East, 2; Northwest, 12; North Central, 9; Northeast, 1; Saskatoon, 15; Central East, 13; Regina, 9; and South Central, 7.

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Three new deaths were reported today. One death was reported in the 60 to 69 age group in the North Central Zone, one death was reported in the 19 and under age group in the Northwest zone, and one death was reported in the 70 to 79 group, also in the Northwest zone.

Recoveries total 45,736, including 119 new recoveries as of June 7, and 1,142 cases are considered active, the lowest active case total since November 8, 2020.

There are 102 people in hospital, and 83 people are receiving inpatient care: Far North West, 2; Northwest, 10; North Central, 4; Saskatoon, 27; Central West, 1; Central East, 4; Regina, 30; Southwest, 1; South Central, 3; and Southeast; 1. Nineteen people are in intensive care, including one out-of-province transfer from Manitoba: North Central, 1; Saskatoon, 10; Central East, 2; and Regina, 6.

The seven-day average of new COVID-19 case number is 97 (7.9 per 100,000), the lowest active case total since November 8, 2020.

There were 1,265 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on June 6, including 26 tests in the southeast region.

Vaccines Reported

An additional 8,628 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, including 1,024 doses given in the southeast, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 809,400.

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.

In the southeast, there are now 12,347 individuals who are fully vaccinated.

All residents 12+ can receive their first dose. Second dose vaccinations are open 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.

Saskatchewan is expecting to receive 74,880 doses of Pfizer and 3,000 doses of Moderna this week.