One new COVID case in Weyburn area, 32 new cases province-wide

There is one new COVID case in the Weyburn area as of June 23, bringing the number of active cases to 13, with 30 active cases for the southeast region. There are 32 new cases of COVID-19 to report province-wide, bringing the provincial total to 48,537 cases.

One case was reassigned to the Far North East Zone. Two cases were determined to be out-of-province and removed from the Regina zone. Two cases were Saskatchewan residents tested out-of-province; one case was added to the Far North West zone, while the other was added to the Northwest zone. 

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The new cases are located in the following zones: Far North West, 2; Northwest, 2; North Central, 1; Northeast, 1; Saskatoon, 10; Central East, 3; Regina, 8; and Southeast, 4. One case is pending residence information.

One new death is being reported today in the 70-to-79 age group from the Northwest zone.

Recoveries total 47,365, including 64 new recoveries, and 607 cases are considered active.

There are 75 people in hospital, and 63 are receiving inpatient care: Far North West, 1; North West, 7; North Central, 9; Saskatoon, 29; Central East, 3; Regina, 11; and South Central, 3.  Twelve people are in intensive care: Northwest, 1; North Central, 2; Saskatoon, 4; and Regina, 5.

The seven-day average of new COVID-19 case number is 61 (5 per 100,000). This is the lowest seven-day average since October of 2020. 

There were 1,807 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on June 22, including 97 tests for the southeast region.

An additional 18,423 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, including 1,572 doses in the southeast region, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 1,023,698.

Eighty per cent of those over the age of 40+ have received their first dose, 75 per cent of those 30+ have received their first dose, 70 per cent of those 18+ have received their first dose, while 69 per cent of those 12+ have also received their first dose. 

Saskatchewan has received a Moderna shipment of 86,660 doses for the week of June 21.

Starting on June 24, all Saskatchewan residents who have received their first dose of vaccine will now be eligible to receive their second dose following a 28-day interval.

Anyone previously eligible based on age and anyone who received their first dose on or before May 15 are now eligible for their second vaccine. Reminder: once eligible to receive your second dose, you are always eligible.