A week after setting a record for new daily COVID-19 cases, Saskatchewan has set another.

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Authorities reported 552 new cases on Sunday.

The previous record was set on September 19 when officials reported 543 new cases.

Another record was set on Sunday when active cases reached a total of 4,864. Prior to this, the most active cases Saskatchewan has had since the start of the pandemic were 4,763 on Dec. 7.

The seven-day average of new cases per day is 478 or 39.7 per 100,000 population.

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There are 281 people hospitalized with COVID-19, including 63 receiving intensive care.

Three more residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died, the province also reported Sunday. The provincial death toll is now 670.

The province recorded 436 new recoveries on Sunday.

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A total of 2,153 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been delivered since the province’s last COVID-19 update on Saturday. A total of 729,097 residents are now fully vaccinated.

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