The Saskatchewan provincial government is reporting one new case of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 1,581 cases.

The new case is in the southwest zone.

Of the 1,581 reported cases, 172 are considered active. Twenty-two more people have recovered, bring the total to 1,387.

Of the active cases, 113 are in communal living settings.

Eight people are in hospital. Four people are receiving inpatient care; two in the South West, one in Saskatoon and one in Regina. Four people are in intensive care, all in Saskatoon.

To date, 123,288 COVID-19 tests have been performed in Saskatchewan. As of Aug. 15, when other provincial and national numbers were available from the Public Health Agency of Canada, Saskatchewan’s per capita rate was 89,231 people tested per million population. The national rate was 127,120 people tested per million population.

On Sunday, 1,043 COVID-19 tests were performed in Saskatchewan.