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COVID-19: Saskatchewan adds 5 deaths, 231 cases

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Saskatchewan officials reported on Saturday that five more residents who tested for COVID-19 have died.

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Those newly reported deaths bring the provincial death toll up to 817.

The province also reported 231 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.

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Saskatoon reported 48 new cases and Regina reported 43.

The seven-day average of daily new cases is 286 or 23.8 per 100,000 people.

The province has a total of 3,040 active cases.

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There are 288 total COVID-19 hospitalizations, including 77 patients receiving intensive care. As of Saturday, seven patients have been transferred out of province.

Of the 288 patients in hospital with COVID-19, 207 were not fully vaccinated.

An additional 4,146 COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered since the province’s last update on Friday.

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