COVID-19 Update for February 1: 35,447 Vaccines Delivered, 147 New Cases, 310 Recoveries, Two Deaths
There were 88 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered yesterday in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 35,447. As of February 1, 108 per cent of the doses received have been administered. This overage is due to efficiencies in drawing extra doses from vials of vaccine received.
The doses were administered in the following zones: Far North East (22) and Saskatoon (66).
For a listing of first and second doses in Saskatchewan administered by geographic zone, visit https://www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-vaccine-update.
Daily COVID-19 Statistics
There are 147 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on February 1, bringing the provincial total to date to 24,011 cases.
Two Saskatchewan residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. Both reported deaths were in the 80+ age group in the North West (2) zone.
The new cases are located in the Far North West (14), Far North East (4), North West (24), North Central (3), North East (21), Saskatoon (13), Central West (6), Central East (7), Regina (33), South West (1), South Central (11) and South East (8) zones, with two (2) cases pending residence information.
Ten cases with pending residence information were assigned to the Far North West (2), Far North East (1), North West (6) and Saskatoon (1) zones.
A total of 21,336 individuals have recovered and 2,369 cases are considered active.
Two hundred and two (202) people are in hospital. One hundred and seventy-two (172) people are receiving inpatient care: Far North West (4), Far North East (1), North West (19), North Central (22), North East (2), Saskatoon (65), Central East (10), Regina (43), South Central (1) and South East (5). Thirty (30) people are in intensive care: North West (2), North Central (2), Saskatoon (11), Central East (4), and Regina (11).
There were 1,900 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on January 31, 2021.
To date, 510,538 COVID-19 tests have been processed in Saskatchewan. As of January 30, 2021, when other provincial and national numbers were available, Saskatchewan’s per capita rate was 285,862 people tested per million population. The national rate was 460,025 people tested per million population.
Further statistics on the total number of cases among healthcare workers, breakdowns of total cases by source of infection, age, sex and region, total tests to date and the per capita testing rate can be found on the Government of Saskatchewan website. Please visit www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus/cases-and-risk-of-covid-19-in-saskatchewan.
The data update to the COVID-19 dashboard has been completed. The seven-day average of daily new cases is 228 (18.6 new cases per 100,000 population) and is now available on the Government of Saskatchewan website. This chart compares today’s average to data collected over the past several months. Please visit https://dashboard.saskatchewan.ca/health-wellness/covid-19/seven-day-average-of-new-covid-cases.
Public Health Measures
Enforcement of public health orders is permitted under The Public Health Act, 1994. Public health inspectors will be supported in their efforts to ticket violators quickly to ensure that businesses and events are brought into compliance as quickly as possible, in addition to the enforcement efforts that have been undertaken by police agencies throughout the province.
For more information on the current public health measures or to see the Public Health Order, visit www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-measures.
General COVID-19 Information
General public inquiries may be directed to [email protected].