Effective Friday, September 17, a province-wide mandatory masking order will be implemented for all indoor public spaces. 

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COVID-19 Update For July 26: 1,388,330 Vaccines Administered, 43 New Cases, 23 Recoveries, One New Death

Released on July 26, 2021

Vaccines Reported

An additional 2,542 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 1,388,330.

The additional 2,542 doses of COVID-19 vaccine reported today were administered to residents living in the following zones: Far North West, 73; Far North Central, 1; Far North East, 16; North West, 108; North Central, 127; North East, 29; Saskatoon, 910; Central West, 42; Central East, 178; Regina, 760; South West, 43; South Central, 84; and South East, 76.  There were 95 doses administered with zone of residence pending.

Seventy-four per cent of those 12+ have received their first dose and 62 per cent of those 12+ are fully vaccinated.

Status of Population Vaccinations, as of July 25, 2021
Group Estimated
First Dose
Age 80+ 51,352 47,811 (93%) 45,295 (88%)
 Age 70-79 82,304 74,392 (90%) 70,380 (86%)
Age 60-69 140,471 121,869 (87%) 112,912 (80%)
Age 50-59 142,537 114,216 (80%) 100,893 (71%)
Age 40-49 150,870 110,273 (73%) 92,626 (61%)
Age 30-39 178,012 116,777 (66%) 92,415 (52%)
Age 18-29 181,622 114,685 (63%) 81,485 (45%)
Age 12-17 91,446 56,387 (62%) 35,795 (39%)

Don't Hesitate - Vaccinate

As of August 8, the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is shifting their vaccination focus from mass vaccination to focused outreach, targeting those in the province who are under- and unvaccinated.  While the provincial vaccination program will continue through targeted walk-in and pop up clinics as well as through participating pharmacies, take advantage of all the options currently available to receive your first or second dose.

Details on clinic locations and times is listed on the SHA website.  Please note, these vaccine clinics are subject to change based on demand.  Any changes to clinic hours and location will be updated online. 

All Saskatchewan residents 12 years and older who have received their first dose of vaccine are now eligible to receive their second dose following a 28-day interval.  Whether seeking your first or second dose, vaccination appointments can be booked through the Saskatchewan Health Authority online at www.saskatchewan.ca/COVID19 or by calling 1-833-SaskVax (1-833-727-5829).  Street addresses and hours of operation for drive-thru and walk-in clinics are available at www.saskatchewan.ca/drive-thru-vax.

A map of participating pharmacies across the province is available at www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-pharmacies.  This online tool includes links to pharmacy booking websites and provides details on the vaccine brand being offered at each location.

Daily COVID-19 Statistics

There are 43 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on July 26, bringing the provincial total to 49,727 cases.

The new cases are located in the following zones: Far North West, 12; Far North Central, 1; Far North East, 20; North Central, 1; Saskatoon, 5; South Central, 1; and South West, 1.  Two cases are pending residence information.  One case tested out-of-province was added to the Saskatoon zone.

One new death was reported today in the 40 to 49 age group from the North West zone.

Recoveries total 48,792 and 356 cases are considered active.

There are 55 people in hospital.  Forty-five are receiving inpatient care: Far North West, 1; North West, 6; North Central, 4; Saskatoon, 16; Regina, 15; South Central, 2; and South East, 1.  Ten are in intensive care: North Central, 1; Saskatoon, 6; and Regina, 3.

The seven-day average of new COVID-19 case number is 38 (3.2 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 931 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on July 25, 2021.

To date, 954,126 COVID-19 tests have been processed in Saskatchewan.  As of July 24, 2021, when other provincial and national numbers were available, Saskatchewan's per capita rate was 804,524 tests performed per million population.  The national rate was 1,003,846.

No new lineage results were reported for Variants of Concern today.  Of the 7,961 VOCs with lineages identified by whole genome sequencing in Saskatchewan, 7,027 are Alpha (B.1.1.7), 505 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.


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