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 30: 1,406,189 Vaccines Administered, 56 New Cases, 22 Recoveries, No New Deaths

Released on July 30, 2021

Vaccines Reported

An additional 5,345 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 1,406,189.

The additional 5,345 doses of COVID-19 vaccine reported today were administered to residents living in the following zones: Far North West, 119; Far North Central, 38; Far North East, 156; North West, 242; North Central, 280; North East, 176; Saskatoon, 1,433; Central West, 259; Central East, 370; Regina, 1,037; South West, 165; South Central, 322; and South East, 526.  There were 222 doses administered with zone of residence pending.

Seventy-five per cent of those 12+ have received their first dose and 63 per cent of those 12+ are fully vaccinated.

Status of Population Vaccinations, as of July 28, 2021
Group Estimated
Population
Received
First Dose
Fully 
Vaccinated
Age 80+ 51,352 47,842 (93%) 45,425 (88%)
 Age 70-79 82,304 74,495 (91%) 70,719 (86%)
Age 60-69 140,471 122,106 (87%) 113,781 (81%)
Age 50-59 142,537 114,543 (80%) 102,201 (72%)
Age 40-49 150,870 110,793 (73%) 94,624 (63%)
Age 30-39 178,012 117,539 (66%) 95,064 (53%)
Age 18-29 181,622 115,779 (64%) 84,907 (47%)
Age 12-17 91,446 57,075 (62%) 39,180 (43%)

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 are listed on the SHA websitePlease 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 56 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on July 30, bringing the provincial total to 49,940 cases.

The new cases are located in the following zones: Far North West, 8; Far North Central, 1; Far North East, 11; North West, 2; North Central, 2; Saskatoon, 13; Central West, 4; Regina, 2; South Central, 2; and South East, 6. Five cases are pending residence information.  Four cases were reassigned to the following zones: Far North West, 2; and North Central, 2.  Two Saskatchewan residents tested positive out-of-province and were added to the Saskatoon zone.

No new deaths were reported today.

Recoveries total 48,914 and 448 cases are considered active.

There are 46 people in hospital.  Thirty-four are receiving inpatient care: Far North West, 1; North West, 1; North Central, 4; Saskatoon, 16; Regina, 11; and South East, 1.  Twelve are in intensive care: North Central, 1; Saskatoon, 6; and Regina, 5.

The seven-day average of new COVID-19 case number is 45 (3.8 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 1,779 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on July 29, 2021.

To date, 960,527 COVID-19 tests have been processed in Saskatchewan.  As of July 28, 2021, when other provincial and national numbers were available, Saskatchewan's per capita rate was 809,235 tests performed per million population.  The national rate was 1,010,634.

No new lineage results were reported for Variants of Concern today.  Of the 8,050 VOCs with lineages identified by whole genome sequencing in Saskatchewan, 7,041 are Alpha (B.1.1.7), 573 are Delta (B.1.617.2), 426 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.

Update to COVID-19 Vaccination and Case Information Reporting

As COVID-19 moves from pandemic to endemic, the Ministry of Health continues to monitor all key indicators necessary to respond to COVID-19 in the province.  Starting Tuesday, August 3, the COVID-19 vaccination and case news release will become weekly, summarizing the vaccination and case information.  The COVID-19 dashboard, which contains all vaccination and case information including vaccines delivered, new and active cases by zones, hospitalizations, testing, and status of variants of concern for the province will continue to be published seven days a week at this time.  The dashboard can be found at 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 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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