The province of Saskatchewan has reported 221 new cases of COVID-19 and a record number of patients in intensive care. Three people died because of the pandemic, two of them being in their 50s and the Regina zone. The third deceased patient was in their 80s, in the southeast zone.
So far, 194 people were in hospital in the province. This number includes a record 44 patients in intensive care. According to a recent update, 2,367 of the new coronavirus variants of concern were reported in Saskatchewan. Most of these cases were identified in the Regina region.
Saskatchewan officials stated that they were unable to provide vaccination data on Sunday as it was moving to a new reporting system for vaccine information. It is supposed to be published soon.
Also, 681,074 COVID-19 tests were processed in Saskatchewan. Is Sunday only, 3,527 tests were processed.
Saskatchewan officials said that 14,100 doses of the Moderna vaccine will be distributed on Thursday. These doses were supposed to be delivered some 15 days ago. The Ministry of Health announced that it would launch a new dashboard with details on vaccine administration in Saskatchewan.
The province is reminding Saskatchewan residents to abide by public health recommendations. It would be wise for them to host virtual gatherings over the Easter weekend.