Saskatchewan reports one new death from COVID-19, 11 more infections

REGINA — Saskatchewan is reporting another death due to COVID-19.

The latest fatality, of a person in their 70s in the Regina region, brings the death toll in the province to 19.

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There are also 11 new cases.

The government says 13 infected people are in hospital, and six of those are in intensive care.

Premier Scott Moe says Saskatchewan is continuing to see significant recoveries each day — 278 in the past 10 days.

Of a total 1,387 infections, 204 are considered active.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 6, 2020

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