Two new deaths were reported in today’s COVID-19 report by the provincial government. One death was reported in the 70-79 age group from the Far North East zone and one death was in the 80+ age group from the North West zone.
There are 173 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on May 21, bringing the provincial total to 45,310 cases. Of the new cases, 24 were the North West.
1,776 cases are considered active in the province, 94 were reported in the North West, an increase of 11 over yesterday.
There are 132 people in hospital across the province, with six in the North West, none of whom are in intensive care.
As of May 20, 9,820 variants of concern have been identified by screening in Saskatchewan, reported in the following zones: Far North West, 226; Far North East, 20; North West, 521; North Central, 347; North East, 56; Saskatoon, 1,430; Central West, 105; Central East, 517; Regina, 4,498; South West, 332; South Central, 703; and South East, 1,006. There are 59 screened VOCs with residence pending.
See graphics below with today's North West key statistics, courtesy of Saskatchewan's Dashboard.