In the July 31 COVID-19 update The Saskatchewan Health Authority is reporting 14 new COVID-19 cases in the province.

The 14 new cases reported today are 1 in the North, 6 in the Central Region, 1 in Saskatoon, and 6 in the South.

Of the 14 cases reported today, investigations completed thus far have found 9 cases are from multiple communal living settings across the province.

This brings the provincial total of cases to 1,319. Of these, 293 are considered active.

In the South, there are 109 active cases.

There are 24 more recoveries reported today, bringing that provincial total to 1,008.

Fifteen people are in hospital. Nine people are receiving inpatient care-three in Saskatoon, one in the Central Region, four in the South, and one in Regina.

There are currently six people in intensive care-one in the North, three in Saskatoon, and two in Regina.

The total number of COVID deaths remains at 18.

To date, there have been 98,510 COVID-19 tests done in the province.

Yesterday 1,804  COVID-19 tests were performed in Saskatchewan. That is the highest daily number of tests performed to date.