COVID-19: Sask. active cases lowest since October

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Regina residents discuss comfort level post COVID-19 restrictions
WATCH: It's been almost a week since COVID-19 public health restrictions were lifted in Saskatchewan, however returning to a pre-pandemic world after 16 months of disruptions is no easy task. Some people may be feeling a mix of emotions and so Taz Dhaliwal and our videographer Derek Putz, hit the streets of Regina to gauge people's comfort level with the recent change. – Jul 16, 2021

Saskatchewan reported the lowest number of active COVID-19 cases on Sunday since October.

Officials reported 282 active cases Sunday, compared to Oct. 16, 2020, when 299 cases were reported.

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Officials reported 114 recoveries and 36 new cases on Sunday.

The far north west reported the most new cases with 13, followed by Saskatoon, where nine new cases were reported.

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There are 53 COVID-19 hospitalizations including nine patients receiving intensive care.

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A total of 6,406 COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered since Saturday’s daily update. As of Sunday’s update, 1,347,967 first doses have been administered and 599,292 people are fully vaccinated in Saskatchewan.

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