North West zone active cases have leveled off after recent spike

A seven-day-average chart of active COVID-19 cases in the North West zone shows a levelling off after a sharp incline in April.

Of the 249 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Saskatchewan on May 9, 18 are in the North West.

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According to Saskatchewan’s Dashboard, in the North West, active cases total 227 on May 9, up 32 from 195 in April 25.

Subzone 1 has seven active cases, down from 21 two weeks ago.

Subzone 2, which includes Lloydminster, has 141 active cases, up from 106 two weeks ago, with 10 new cases yesterday.

Subzone 3 has 37 active cases, three less than two weeks ago.

Subzone 4, which comprises the Battlefords, has 42 active cases, up from 28 two weeks ago, with four new cases yesterday.

Overall, the North West zone has fluctuated the last two weeks, with subzone totals seeing changes in order of active cases, but the zone total has not risen above its most recent spike of 227 on April 20 until today’s report.

The North West’s all time high was Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 559.

To see the chart, visit https://dashboard.saskatchewan.ca/health-wellness/covid-19/cases?filter=northWest#active-by-region-tab

 

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