The new cases were reported in the following zones: far north west (3), far north east (1), north west (19), north central (17), north east (2), Saskatoon (29), central west (5), central east (3), Regina (10), south west (3), south central (8) and south east (4).
New cases were in the far north west (4), far north east (1), north west (4), north central (4), Saskatoon (14), Regina (11), south west (4), south central (14) and south east (9) zones.
Second dose eligibility for residents of the Northern Saskatchewan Administration District remains at 40 years and older.
The expanded eligibility also includes anyone who received their first dose on or before April 7.
The person who died was in 80-plus age range and from the Saskatoon zone.
There are 81 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on June 11, 2021. Residents may receive their second dose up to four months following the first, but it is recommended that they receive their second dose as soon as they are eligible.
The minister said all aged care facilities had now received a first dose visit and 94 per cent of facilities had received second dose visits.
The province announced an accelerated second dose schedule Friday.
The news comes as Saskatchewan reported 106 new cases of the virus on Saturday. As of Thursday, the government said labs have identified 11,504 cases to be variants of concern.
Global Positioning System have been given the green light to visit people at home or in disability or aged care facilities, in a bid to fast-track the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
These cases are located in the Far North West, 18; Far North East, 12; North Central, three; and North East, three; 3,606 cases (98 per cent) have recovered, and 4 people are hospitalized. Everyone age 12 and older will be eligible to get their second dose by the end of June. Of the 6,199 VOCs with lineages identified by whole genome sequencing in Saskatchewan, 5,932 are Alpha (B.1.1.7), 208 are Gamma (P.1), 49 are Delta (B.1.617.2) and 10 are Beta (B.1.351).
"Students are out of school for the most part [on Friday], so we thought this would be a great day if parents are home with their kids to be able to come on down and get their vaccines", Laveena Tratch, the SHA's Vaccine Section Chief for Regina, said in an interview with CTV Morning Live Regina Thursday. Eighty-seven people are receiving inpatient care, including one patient from Manitoba, in the following zones: Saskatoon (30), Regina (28), North West (13), North Central (5), South Central (5), Central East (4), South West (1), and South East (1).