REGINA — With 1,412 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Saskatchewan makes for two milestones. This is the highest daily number of cases reported in the province and it is the first time the province has exceeded 10,000 active cases.
These are confirmed cases through PCR testing, however the province earlier this month declared there was no need to seek a PCR test if a positive rapid test result was received, making the true active case count in the province not actually known.
There have been no COVID-19 related deaths in the province since Jan. 6. The province has recorded 961 deaths from COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
One hundred thirty-one persons are hospitalized and, of those, 123 are inpatient hospitalizations while eight are ICU hospitalizations.
The complete details on daily case reports, outbreak locations and other details on COVID-19 in the province are included on the province’s website at www.saskatchewan.ca