Eight more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, bringing the total of confirmed positive cases to 184. 

Three patients are receiving inpatient care in Saskatoon, with one patient in a Regina ICU. 

In a media release issued Tuesday afternoon, the province noted that seven more people have recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries to 21. 

The province said that nine cases are due to local transmission and the rest are travel or cluster related. 

Ninety of the cases are from Saskatoon, while 39 are fron Regina. 37 are from the north and nine are from the central, with six from the south and three from the far north. 

Fifty-five per cent of the cases are males and 45 per cent are females. When it comes to age, six cases are nder age 19, 83 are between 20-44, 64 are between 45-64 and 31 are over age 65. 

While the numbers of new positives Tuesday and Monday were lower than the weekend, the province is still urging people to remain vigilant with the precautions that have been in place. 

"It's as important as ever to stay home whenever possible, and to avoid close contact (a minimum of two metres) with others to prevent spreading the virus," the release said. 

People are asked to visit the province's COVID-19 website for up to date information on the spread of the virus.  


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