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Sask. has its most ICU patients since pandemic began

Oct 13, 2021

Saskatchewan has a record number of COVID-19 patients in its intensive care units.

Provincial health officials reported a total of 80 COVID-19 patients in ICU Tuesday, eclipsing the previous record of 79 set days before.

The province also listed 268 people with the virus under in-patient care, with 75 per cent of all those hospitalized not fully vaccinated.

Two people died of COVID-19 as well, bringing Saskatchewan’s death toll since the pandemic began to 753.

As of Tuesday, 4,450 cases were considered active across Saskatchewan. The seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases sat at 487, or 40.4 new cases per 100,000 people.

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