There are five new cases of COVID-19 to report in South East Zone 4, which includes Estevan, according to Saskatchewan’s daily COVID report released May 30.
The number of active cases for Zone 4 now stands at 56, which is down one from the 57 reported on May 29.
There are 17 new cases in the South East. Eight are in South East Zone 2, which is north of Zone 4, and four are in Zone 1, which is northwest of Zone 4.
There are 171 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on May 30, bringing the provincial total to 46,635 cases.
One new death is reported in the 80+ age group from the South East region. A total of 538 people with COVID-19 have died in Saskatchewan, including 48 from the South East.
The other new cases are located in the following zones: Far North West, 7; Far North East, 2; North West, 12; North Central, 17; North East, 3; Saskatoon, 70; Central West, 3; Central East, 6; Regina, 19; South West, 4; and South Central, 10. One new case is pending residence information.
Another 148 people have recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries to 44,667. Eleven of the new recoveries are from the South East.
There are 1,430 cases that are considered active, including 112 in the South East.
One person is in hospital, receiving in-patient care, in the South East. There are 109 people in hospital in Saskatchewan, the lowest total since Nov. 28, 2020. Eighty-four are receiving in-patient care and 25 are in an intensive care unit.
The seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases is 137 (11.1 per 100,000).
There were 2,241 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on May 29, including 142 from the South East.
As of May 29, 10,623 variants of concern have been identified by screening in Saskatchewan, with 1,064 in the South East.
An additional 11,061 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 717,609.
Included in the total is 572 cases from the South East region.
Seventy-seven per cent of those over the age of 40 have received their first dose. Seventy-one per cent of those 30+ have received their first dose. Sixty-six per cent of those 18+ have received their first dose.