North West sees a death in the 60-69 age group

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.

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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.

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