Sask. saw more COVID-19 deaths in first 5 months of 2022 than 2021 – CBC

There were 434 deaths from Jan. 1 to June 4, 2022, compared to the 391 people in same time last year

Jun 13, 2022

We’re now more than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, and while it may have faded from the radar for some of the general public in Saskatchewan, it’s still impacting those who care for patients.

Dr. Cory Neudorf, an epidemiologist and interim senior medical health officer with the Saskatchewan Health Authority, said the presence of COVID-19 is not the all-consuming issue it was a year ago, but that it is also not something that should be dismissed.

“That’s not reasonable at this point,” he said.

The proof is in the numbers. During the first five months of this year, COVID-19 has killed more people in Saskatchewan than in the same period last year.

There were 434 deaths from Jan. 1 to June 4 of this year, compared to the 391 people in the same time period in 2021.


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