COVID-19 cases climb by eight in Saskatchewan

52 confirmed or presumptive cases

Saskatchewan now has eight new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday, March 22, according to the latest information from the province..

That brings the total to 52 reported cases. Of these, 33 are confirmed and 19 are presumptive positive.

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Of the 52 cases, one is an individual in their late teens; the others are adults. 62 per cent are male and 38 per cent female.

The province is also reporting 4,536 COVID-19 tests have been performed to date by Roy Romanow Provincial Laboratory.  Additional demographic information is not available at this time.

With respect to the regional breakdown, there are two confirmed and one presumptive case in the north, four presumptive in the central region, 17 confirmed and four presumptive in Saskatoon, three confirmed and two presumptive in the south, and 11 confirmed and eight presumptive in Regina. 

It is expected more details will be provided about the new cases when chief medical officer Dr. Saqib Shahab holds his press conference on Monday afternoon.  


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