There are 38 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on July 30, bringing the total to 1,306 cases. The new cases are located in the Central (14), North (12), South (6), Saskatoon (5) and Far North (1) regions.
One person from the South who tested positive for COVID-19 has died. This person was in the 90 to 99 year age range.
Of the 38 cases reported today, investigations completed thus far have found 23 cases are from multiple communal living settings across the province.
Of the 1,306 reported cases, 304 are considered active. A total of 984 people have recovered.
Fourteen people are in hospital. Nine people are receiving inpatient care; three in Saskatoon, one in the Central region, four in the South and one in Regina. Five people are in intensive care; three in Saskatoon and two in Regina.
Of the 1,306 cases in the province:
Overall in Saskatchewan:
To date, 96,706 COVID‐19 tests have been performed in Saskatchewan. As of July 28, 2020, when other provincial and national numbers were available from the Public Health Agency of Canada, Saskatchewan’s per capita rate was 70,076 people tested per million population. The national rate was 104,992 people tested per million population.
Yesterday, 1,682 COVID-19 tests were performed in Saskatchewan.
COVID-19 testing is now available to anyone who requests it, regardless of whether they have symptoms or not. A referral for testing can be made by contacting HealthLine 811.
Since introducing universal testing, there has been an increase in requests to be tested with the corresponding increase in provincial testing numbers. The Saskatchewan Health Authority is working to ensure responsive service timing. Contact your physician’s office if you are experiencing worsening symptoms. If you require urgent care, call 911.
General public inquiries may be directed to COVID19@health.gov.sk.ca.
Find the most up-to-date version of the Re-Open Saskatchewan plan at www.saskatchewan.ca/re-open.