COVID-19 Update for January 27: 34,615 Vaccines Delivered, 149 New Cases, 264 New Recoveries, Six New Deaths
There were 429 administered doses of COVID-19 vaccine reported yesterday in Saskatchewan – this brings the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 34,615. As of January 27, 106 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 Central (22), North West (58), Saskatoon (230) and South East (119). Back-dated corrections submitted for January 25 have realized an additional 106 doses of vaccine administered.
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 149 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on January 27, 2021, bringing the provincial total to date to 22,794 cases.
Six Saskatchewan residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. One reported death was in the 50-59 age group from the Saskatoon zone; one reported death was in the 60-69 age group from the North Central zone; and four reported deaths were in the 80+ age group from the Saskatoon zone.
The new cases are located in the Far North West (5), Far North Central (1), Far North East (3), North West (8), North Central (8), North East (8), Saskatoon (48), Central West (2), Central East (7), Regina (38), South Central (2) and South East (15) zones and four new cases have pending residence information.
Ten cases with pending residence information were assigned to the Far North West (5), Far North East (1), North West (3) and North Central (1) zones.
One previously reported case has been deemed to be out-of-province and removed from the counts.
A total of 19,993 individuals have recovered and 2,527 cases are considered active.
Two hundred and twenty (220) people are in hospital. One hundred and eighty-four (184) people are receiving inpatient care: Far North West (5), Far North East (1), North West (15), North Central (30), North East (6), Saskatoon (70), Central West (2), Central East (11), Regina (39), South West (1), South Central (1) and South East (3). Thirty-six (36) people are in intensive care: North West (2), North Central (2), Saskatoon (18), Central East (1), Regina (12) and South West (1).
There were 2,176 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on January 26, 2021.
To date, 497,468 COVID-19 tests have been processed in Saskatchewan. As of January 25, 2021 when other provincial and national numbers were available, Saskatchewan’s per capita rate was 282,334 people tested per million population. The national rate was 455,473 people tested per million population.
The seven-day average of daily new cases is 242 (19.8 new cases per 100,000 population).
Please note that the Ministry of Health is updating data reporting systems. The COVID-19 dashboard will not be available for January 27, 2021.
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].