Sask. records 18 COVID-19 deaths in last two weeks: CRISP report – CBC

Detections of RSV cases have decreased from 164 in mid-January to 106 in the past week.

Feb 16, 2023

Another 18 people died from COVID-19 in Saskatchewan between Jan. 29 and Feb. 11, according to the province’s newest respiratory illness surveillance report.

In the previous two weeks 18 people died, and in the first two weeks of 2023, 16 people died.

All the new deaths attributed to the virus were in people aged 60 and up, according to the Community Respiratory Illness Surveillance Program (CRISP) report.

The province said that COVID-19 test positivity in Saskatchewan was 6.4 per cent in the most recent week. That’s an increase from 4.9 per cent in the third week of January.

There were 482 positive COVID-19 laboratory tests recorded in the last two weeks.

Cases are largely in the 20 to 64 years (44 per cent) and 65 and older (43 per cent) age groups.

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