The Government of Saskatchewan announced on Sunday that there have been 22 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of cases to 156.
5 people are in hospital, including 2 in intensive care units.
In a release from the Government, the following stats were provided;
- One inpatient case is located in the north, and two in Saskatoon.
- One ICU case is located in central Saskatchewan, and one in Regina.
- At least seven cases are a result of local transmission. The rest are travel-related or cluster-related due to exposure at mass gatherings.
- Five cases concern individuals 19 years of age and under; all other cases are adults.
- 69 cases are in the 20-44 age range; 59 are in the 45-64 range, and 23 are in the 65-plus range.
- 58 per cent of the cases are males and 42 per cent are females.
- Four more people have recovered from the virus, doubling the total to eight. There may be more cases yet to be reported to Public Health.
Over 800 COVID-19 tests have taken place within the last 24 hours, from 8,248 Saturday, to 9,086 as of Sunday.
The government is also encouraging anyone who attended a Christopher Lake snowmobile rally dinner held Saturday, March 14, to contact HealthLine811. 130 people were in attendance at the dinner, and so far 76 have been reached. 20 cases have been linked to the single event.