Saskatchewan health reported 171 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon bringing the seven day average of daily new cases to 223. They also reported two additional deaths both in the North West zone. Of the new cases 43 were in Regina, 34 in Saskatoon with lower numbers in other zones including 11 in Far North East. Of the total 25,574 reported cases 2204 are considered active, 23,029 individuals have recovered and 214 are in hospital with 30 in intensive care. The number of doses of vaccine administered to health care workers and seniors in long term care homes is approaching 43 thousand with 95 percent of doses received administered to date.