Saskatchewan Health reported this afternoon 238 new cases of COVID-19. They also reported two additional deaths with one each in the North zone and the Regina zone. Of the new cases 109 are in Saskatoon, 36 in Regina and 25 in North Central with lower numbers in other zones including 16 in the Far North East. Of the 8982 reported cases 3970 are considered active, 4959 people have recovered,132 people are in hospital with 26 in intensive care and related deaths have reach 53.
The seven day average of daily new cases is 274 or 22.6 cases per 100 thousand population.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Saquib Shahab says people should plan on a quiet Christmas as it's too early to say if the virus spread will improve enough for holiday gatherings.