Saskatchewan Examiner

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Data issues affect Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 numbers, the highest in Canada

Saskatchewan reports only 53 coronavirus cases on Saturday, but that could be due to a data issue in the province.

  • Active coronavirus cases in Saskatchewan drop to 1324.
  • Covid-19 cases highest in Manitoba in a 7-day average, but Saskatchewan continues to lead the 14-day average.
  • The worst death rate is still recorded in Saskatchewan as on Saturday in Canada.

Almost 1 in 3 vaccinated citizens of Saskatchewan has reported COVID-19 instance.

Saskatchewan registered its lowest quantity of latest COVID-19 instances withinside the province seeing that early August on Saturday — however, the surprisingly low quantity can be because of community problems, the province stated.

At the identical time, federal statistics suggest Saskatchewan keeps steering the nation in demise numbers from the illness.

Saskatchewan’s online COVID-19 dashboard said fifty-three new instances on Saturday — a drop of sixty-nine from the 122 instances said Friday and the bottom quantity seeing that Aug. 3, while there had been 25 new instances.

However, a be aware from the province stated a “community issue” brought about an incomplete switch of check statistics to the provincial database for Saturday.

Those numbers now no longer covered withinside the province’s maximum current update are predicted to be brought on Sunday.

More than one in 4 new instances are in human beings beneath neath 12 and ineligible for vaccination.

Of the brand new instances observed in human beings eligible for vaccination, nearly one in 3 instances had been in folks who had been completely vaccinated.

Also, read: Fresh 122 Coronavirus infections, and 5 deaths reported in Saskatchewan

The number of active instances withinside the province said Saturday additionally dropped, with 1,324 said.

Although statistics problems can also additionally have brought about the mainly low case remember Saturday, new each day case numbers have persisted to fashion downward over the last week.

Neighboring Manitoba now has the very best strolling seven-day average of latest instances in step with 100,000 human beings, with eighty-four instances in step with 100,000 human beings during the last seven-day period, as compared to seventy-nine in Saskatchewan, in step with the maximum current authorities of Canada each day epidemiology replace.

For now, however, Saskatchewan nevertheless has a better 14-day case fee (172 in step with 100,000) than Manitoba (146).

Despite Saskatchewan’s downward trend in new instances, the province nevertheless has the worst demise rate withinside the country.
There had been 2 new deaths said in Saskatchewan on Saturday, bringing the overall to 893.

The new instances said contributing to the overall of 79,387 recorded since the beginning of the pandemic.

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