Weyburn has no new COVID cases, 90 cases province-wide

There are no new COVID cases for the Weyburn area, and no active cases currently. There are 90 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on June 8, bringing the provincial total to 47,517 cases.

The new cases are located in the following zones: Far North West, 4; Far North East, 4; Northwest, 15; North Central, 15; Northeast, 7; Saskatoon, 14; Central West, 4; Central East, 1; Regina, 16; and South Central, 3; Southeast, 5; and two cases are pending residence information. Eight cases with pending residence information have been assigned to the Northwest, 7; and Regina, 1, zones.

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Two new deaths were reported today, both in the 80+ age group. One death was reported in the North Central Zone. The other death was reported in the Northwest zone.

Recoveries total 45,913, including 177 new recoveries as of June 8, and 1,053 cases are considered active.

There are 104 people in hospital, and 86 people are receiving inpatient care: Far North West, 1; Northwest, 13; North Central, 5; Saskatoon, 26; Central East, 4; Regina, 30; Southwest, 2; South Central, 4; and Southeast; 1. Eighteen people are in intensive care, including one out-of-province transfer from Manitoba: North West, 1; North Central, 1; Saskatoon, 8; Central East, 2; and Regina, 6.

The seven-day average of new COVID-19 case number is 97 (7.9 per 100,000).

There were 1,643 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on June 7, including 66 tests in the southeast region.

Vaccines Reported

An additional 6,724 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, including 264 doses in the southeast region, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 816,124. 

Seventy-eight per cent of those over the age of 40 have received their first dose. Seventy-two per cent of those 30+ have received their first dose. Sixty-eight per cent of those 18+ have received their first dose, while sixty-five per cent of those 12+ have also received their first dose.

All residents 12+ can receive their first dose. Second dose vaccinations are open to residents 60+ or anyone who received their first dose on or 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 vaccines this week. In the last day, a total of 10,794 vaccination appointments have been booked within SHA clinics across the province.

Vaccination appointments can be booked through the Saskatchewan Health Authority online at www.saskatchewan.ca/COVID19 or by calling 1-833-SaskVax (1-833-727-5829).