A death among people who have tested positive for COVID-19 has occurred in the North West zone. Reported March 15, the death was in the 60-69 age group, bringing the North West zone’s death toll to 51.
Subzone 2 of the North West zone continues to lead the four subzones in active cases as of April 16’s Saskatchewan Dashboard.
Subzone 2, which includes Lloydminster, has 122 active cases, with 13 new cases reported April 16. Subzone 2 includes the communities of Denzil, Lashburn, Lloydminster, Macklin, Maidstone, Marsden, Marshall, Neilburg, Paynton, Primate, Senlac and Waseca, with a total population of 31,411.
Subzone 4, which is the Battlefords, has the lowest number of active cases at 15. Four of those were newly reported April 16.
Subzone 1 has 24 active cases with two new cases reported. North West 1 includes the communities of Aquadeo, Cochin, Edam, Glaslyn, Kivimaa-Moonlight Bay, Meota, Mervin, Metinota, Paradise Hill, St. Walburg and Turtleford, with a total population of 11,056.
Subzone 3 has 30 cases, with two new cases. North West 3 includes the communities of Big Shell, Cut Knife, Denholm, Echo Bay, Hafford, Krydor, Landis, Leoville, Maymont, Medstead, Richard, Ruddell, Scott, Shell Lake, Speers, Spiritwood, Unity and Wilkie, with a total population of 17,384.
Across the zone, there are 191 active cases and recoveries have been pegged at 3,302.
A total of 21,370 doses of vaccine have been administered across the North West, of which 2,959 are second doses.