The Far North has a new case of COVID-19.

It was among seven announced by the province Thursday.

The location of the fifth case was not disclosed.

Three cases in that region are active.

138 of the cases are from Saskatoon, 58 from Regina and 52 from the north.

Eight people remain in hospital and 12 more people have recovered.

Nearly 289 tests have been conducted in the Far North and 16,000 province-wide.

The provincial COVID-19 total stands at 278.