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There are 439 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on November 21, 2020, bringing the provincial total to date to 6,237 cases.
Fluctuation in daily case numbers can be expected, as a result of factors including weather-related and logistical delays in lab specimens reaching the Roy Romanow Provincial Laboratory. The seven-day average of daily cases is 203 (16.7 new cases per 100,000 population), information which will be now be regularly reported.
Today’s case number reflects a new daily high of 4,580 tests processed yesterday in the province.
The new cases are located in the Far North West (9), Far North East (13), North West (56), North Central (43), North East (11), Saskatoon (170), Central West (8), Central East (13), Regina (56), South West (14), South Central (18) and South East (19) zones. Nine (9) new cases have pending residence information.
Of the 6,237 reported cases, 2,537 are considered active. A total of 3,667 people have recovered.
Ninety-three people are in hospital. Seventy-two people are receiving inpatient care; eight in the North West, seven in North Central, one in the North East, 32 in Saskatoon, one in Central East, five in Regina, one in South Central and 17 in the South East zone. Twenty-one people are in intensive care: three in North Central, eleven in Saskatoon, one in Central East, one in South West and five in Regina.