COVID-19: Saskatchewan adds 4 deaths, 121 new infections | The Canadian News

The death toll from COVID-19 in Saskatchewan rose by four to 878 on Wednesday, as 121 new infections were added.

The recently deceased who tested positive for the virus include one person in the age group 40 to 59, while the others were 80 or older.

According to the provincial government panel, the total number of total infections in the province amounts to 79,030. Of the new cases, the provincial government said 86 were not vaccinated, which included 47 children under the age of 12.

The seven-day average of daily new infections dropped to 138 from 146 on Tuesday.

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Active infections in the province fell to 1,374. This is the lowest number since August 19, when it was 1,203.

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Hospitals in the province are currently treating 187 patients with COVID-19: 135 are receiving hospital care and 52 in ICU. As of Wednesday, 63.1 percent of hospitalized patients were not fully vaccinated.

There are 14 Saskatchewan residents in ICUs outside the province, according to officials.

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The number of recoveries of the virus has increased by 166 to a total of 76,778.

According to the board, 1,749 COVID-19 tests were conducted on Tuesday. To date, 1,245,057 tests have been carried out in the province.

The total number of vaccines administered in the province is 1,691,524.

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