Released on September 1, 2020
There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on September 1, bringing the total to 1,622 reported cases. The new cases are located in the North Central (1) and Saskatoon (1) zones. The location of the third case is pending.
Of the 1,622 reported cases, 31 are considered active. A total of 1,567 people have recovered.
Three people are in hospital. One person is receiving inpatient care in Saskatoon and two people are in intensive care in Saskatoon.
Of the 1,622 cases in the province:
Overall in Saskatchewan:
To date, 140,906 COVID‐19 tests have been performed in Saskatchewan. As of August 30, 2020, when other provincial and national numbers were available from the Public Health Agency of Canada, Saskatchewan’s per capita rate was 101,377 people tested per million population. The national rate was 146,435 people tested per million population
Yesterday, 653 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 or your physician’s office if you are experiencing worsening symptoms. If you require urgent care, call 911.
General COVID-19 Information
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.
For more information, contact: