Saskatchwan is reporting 327 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 11 additional deaths over a 24-hour period.
“As of October 13th, there are 327 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 73,057 reported cases,” the Government of Saskatchewan said in a statement.
The new cases are located in the Far North West (10), Far North East (23), North West (49), North Central (20), North East (15), Saskatoon (78), Central West (2), Central East (28), Regina (51), South West (6), South Central (8) and South East (12) zones and 25 new cases have pending residence information.
The statement further added that 4,423 cases are considered active and 67,870 cases are considered recovered.
More than one quarter (26.9%) of new cases are in the age category of 20 to 39, the statement said, adding that almost one quarter (24.6%) of new cases eligible for vaccination (aged 12 years and older) were fully vaccinated.
As of October 13th, a total of 337 individuals are hospitalized, including 261 inpatient hospitalizations and 76 ICU hospitalizations.
Of the 337 patients, 254 (75.4%) were not fully vaccinated, the statement said.
The Sakatchewan government also added that eleven (11) new deaths were reported today. 764 Saskatchewan residents with COVID-19 have died, with a case fatality rate of 1.0%.