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Latest Updates

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1. Advisories – Events/Locations

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2. News Releases

April 5, 2020

  • COVID-19 Update: 18 New Cases, 12 More Recoveries, Four In Hospital
    As of April 5, 2020, Saskatchewan has 18 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 249. Currently, there are four people in hospital in the province. Two people are receiving inpatient care in Saskatoon, one person is in ICU in Saskatoon and one person is in ICU in Regina. Twelve more people have recovered from COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, bringing the provincial total to 67.

April 4, 2020

April 3, 2020

  • COVID-19 Update: 14 New Cases, 12 More Recoveries, Three In Hospital
    As of April 3, 2020, Saskatchewan has 14 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 220.  Currently, there are three people in hospital in the province. Two people are receiving inpatient care in Saskatoon, while one person is in the intensive care unit in Regina.

April 2, 2020

April 1, 2020

  • Saskatchewan Records Third COVID-19 Death
    A Saskatchewan resident in the 80-89 age range has died from complications related to COVID-19. The province now has three deaths related to the virus.

  • Taking Care Of Your Mental Health During The Pandemic
    Mental health services and supports are readily available to Saskatchewan residents who need them during the COVID-19 pandemic. In recent spending estimates, the Ministry of Health is investing $435 million in mental health and addictions services, an increase of $33 million.

March 31, 2020

  • Province Announces Social Services Pandemic Response
    Today, the Government of Saskatchewan announced the Ministry of Social Services Pandemic Response. The response will support vulnerable Saskatchewan citizens and the organizations that serve them by leveraging existing resources within the system, adapting policies and allocating new resources.

March 30, 2020

  • Saskatchewan Records First COVID-19 Deaths
    On Sunday, March 29, two Saskatchewan residents located in separate parts of the province died in hospital as a result of complications related to the COVID-19 virus. The two fatalities represent the first deaths in Saskatchewan tied to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 29, 2020

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March 26, 2020

March 25, 2020

  • Government Clarifies Allowable Business Services, Limits Gatherings To 10 Person Maximum
    To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Government of Saskatchewan is limiting the size of public and private gatherings to a maximum of ten people. Additionally, clarity is being provided to Saskatchewan businesses surrounding the operations of allowable business services, in consultation with the Chief Medical Health Officer. A list of critical public services and allowable business services has been created to inform the business community of which businesses can continue to operate in accordance with social distancing practices. All changes are effective March 26, 2020.
  • New Money Aids Saskatchewan’s Search for COVID-19 Vaccine
    The Government of Saskatchewan and the Federal Government are committing $28 million to help Saskatoon researchers find a vaccine for COVID-19. Funding from both the province and Ottawa will support the University of Saskatchewan’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization – International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac).

March 24, 2020

March 23, 2020

March 22, 2020

  • Government Clarifies Discrepancy Between Provincial, Municipal COVID-19 Orders
    The Government of Saskatchewan today clarified that in the case of any discrepancy between an emergency order issued by the province and one issued by a municipal government, the province will review to ensure consistency of COVID-19 standards and restrictions across Saskatchewan. This will be done in order to minimize confusion among Saskatchewan residents and will ensure that in cases of conflicting information, provincial orders will supersede orders of municipalities.

March 21, 2020

March 20, 2020

  • COVID-19: Additional Measures To Protect Saskatchewan Residents
    The Chief Medical Health Officer is updating the public health order under The Public Health Act to further reduce the risk of potential COVID-19 transmission in the province.  At the same time, Premier Scott Moe today signed an order pursuant to the provincial State of Emergency directing that all orders of the government and Chief Medical Health Officer must be followed and that law enforcement agencies in Saskatchewan have the full authority to enforce those orders.

March 19, 2020

  • Case Surveillance Information At Saskatchewan.ca/COVID19
    As of March 19, 2020, Saskatchewan has four new, presumptive positive cases for COVID-19.  The provincial total for cases is now 20: 12 are presumptive positive and eight are now confirmed, following verification from the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg.

March 18, 2020

  • COVID-19: Additional Presumptive Cases Identified
    As of March 18, 2020, Saskatchewan has eight new, presumptive positive cases. With the previously reported two confirmed cases and six presumptive positives, the province now has 16 cases of COVID-19. Public health officials are completing contact investigations on all cases now.

March 17, 2020

  • Royal Saskatchewan Museum Closing in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
    Due to the continued spread of COVID-19, the Government of Saskatchewan is taking a proactive approach to safeguarding public health and temporarily closing facilities that encourage social gathering. The Royal Saskatchewan Museum (RSM) at 2445 Albert Street in Regina will be closed effective March 17, 2020, until further notice.

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February 13, 2020

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3. Updates from the Chief Medical Health Officer

Premier Scott Moe and Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab provide an update on COVID-19 in Saskatchewan.

Several representatives from the Saskatchewan Health Authority join by videoconference: CEO Scott Livingstone, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Susan Shaw, and Regina Medical Health Officer Dr. Maurice Hennink. (April 3, 2020).

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