No additional deaths, 38 new cases of Covid-19 in Saskatchewan July 27
362 active cases, 50 in hospital, 10 in intensive care
July 27, 2021, 2:04 pm
Daily COVID-19 Statistics
There are 38 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on July 27, bringing the provincial total to 49,765 cases.
There are 0 active cases in Central East 5, including the Esterhazy and Melville areas
There are 2 active cases in South East 2, including the Moosomin, Rocanville, Whitewood and Kipling areas.
There are 2 active cases in South East 4, including the Redvers, Carlyle, and Estevan areas.
The new cases are located in the following zones: Far North West, 17; Far North Central, 1; Far North East, 4; North West, 1; North Central, 3; Central East, 2; Regina, 9; and South East, 1. Three cases with pending location were assigned to the Far North Central, 1; and Regina, 2 zones.
No new deaths were reported today. One death previously reported in the North Central zone in the 60-69 age group is no longer considered a COVID-19 death. This brings the total COVID-19 death count to 578.
Recoveries total 48,825 and 362 cases are considered active.
There are 50 people in hospital. Forty are receiving inpatient care: Far North West, 1; North West, 4; North Central, 4; Saskatoon, 14; Regina, 14; South Central, 2; and South East, 1. Ten are in intensive care: North Central, 1; Saskatoon, 7; and Regina, 2.
The seven-day average of new COVID-19 case number is 41 (3.4 new cases per 100,000). A chart comparing today's average to data collected over the past several months is available at https://dashboard.saskatchewan.ca/health-wellness/covid-19/seven-day-average-of-new-covid-cases.
There were 1,234 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on July 26, 2021.
To date, 955,360 COVID-19 tests have been processed in Saskatchewan. As of July 25, 2021, when other provincial and national numbers were available, Saskatchewan's per capita rate was 805,314 tests performed per million population. The national rate was 1,006,897.
New lineage results were reported for one Variant of Concern today. Of the 7,962 VOCs with lineages identified by whole genome sequencing in Saskatchewan, 7,027 are Alpha (B.1.1.7), 506 are Delta (B.1.617.2), 419 are Gamma (P.1), and 10 are Beta (B.1.351).
Provincial COVID-19 statistics on the total number of cases among health care workers, breakdowns of total cases by source of infection, age, sex and region, total tests to date, per capita testing rate and current numbers of confirmed variants of concern can be found at http://www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-cases.
Living With COVID-19
For guidance on Living with COVID-19, including the requirements for self-isolation if you have a positive COVID-19 test, expectations around masking, information for businesses and workplaces and the visitation requirements for acute care as well as long term care and personal care homes, go to https://www.saskatchewan.ca/living-with-covid.
General COVID-19 Information
General public inquiries may be directed to COVID19@health.gov.sk.ca.