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Older COVID-19 News Releases

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1. July 2020

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July 17, 2020

  • COVID-19 Update: 13 New Cases, 12 in Hospital
    There are 13 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on July 17, bringing the total to 936 cases. The new cases are located in the Far North (1), North (1), Central (8), South (1) and Regina (2) regions.

July 16, 2020

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July 13, 2020

  • More Health Services Resume, Universal Testing Begins This Week
    Health services in Saskatchewan continue to expand, with additional everyday programs and services further increasing beginning July 13. This is outlined as Phase 3 of the Saskatchewan Health Authority’s service resumption plan which was initially announced in May.

July 10, 2020

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July 6, 2020

  • VLT Commissions Temporarily Increasing
    The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) is temporarily increasing video lottery terminal (VLT) commissions paid to bars and restaurants across the province effective July 6.
  • Eviction Suspensions To Be Lifted
    Starting August 4, 2020, the Office of Residential Tenancies (ORT) will begin accepting eviction applications from landlords for non-payment of rent.

July 3, 2020

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2. June 2020

June 30, 2020

  • Pandemic Impacts Final 2019-20 Results
    Final results for 2019-20 fiscal year show a $319 million deficit, attributable to a steep revenue decline in the fourth quarter largely caused by the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic and resulting market downturn.

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June 23, 2020

  • COVID-19 Update: 11 New Cases, Four in Hospital
    The Public Health Agency of Canada has provided surveillance guidance regarding the attribution of COVID-19 cases amongst the provinces and territories. Nine cases that have been attributed to Saskatchewan will no longer be included in the Saskatchewan total count because their residence is outside of the province, including two cases noted on June 21 and 22.

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  • Next Phase of SHA Service Resumption to Start June 16
    As Saskatchewan continues to take steps to reopen the economy, the health system continues its methodical and cautious approach to resume everyday health services for the people of the province, with increases in surgical and medical imaging volumes and the addition of services at SHA-operated specialty clinics beginning Tuesday, June 16.

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June 3, 2020

  • COVID-19 Update: June 3
    There is one new case of COVID-19 to report on June 3, 2020, from the Far North region. This brings the provincial total to 647.
  • Public Service Announcement Warning for Large Gatherings/Rallys
    With the recent rally in Regina and those planned for other Saskatchewan communities, Saskatchewan's Chief Medical Health Officer, Dr. Saqib Shahab is warning that these types of large public gatherings dramatically increase the risk of COVID transmission and put you, your loved ones and the community at risk.

June 2, 2020

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3. May 2020

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May 27, 2020

  • COVID-19 Update: Saskatchewan Records Two Additional Deaths
    Two Saskatchewan residents from the Far North region who tested positive for COVID-19 have died: one is an individual in their 80s and the other is an individual in their 60s. This brings the total number of deaths in the province to 10. The total includes a death that was reported as under investigation on May 26.

May 26, 2020

  • COVID-19 Update: Saskatchewan Records Eighth Death
    A Saskatchewan resident in their 50s from the Far North region who tested positive for COVID-19 has died, bringing the total number of deaths in the province to eight. An additional death is currently under investigation.
  • $10.3 Million Provincial Parks Stimulus Package
    The Government of Saskatchewan is investing $10.3 million into renewal projects across the provincial park system. This is part of the $7.5 billion two-year capital plan to stimulate the province's economic recovery from the COVID-19 impact.

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4. April 2020

April 30, 2020

April 29, 2020

  • COVID-19 Update: Saskatchewan Records Sixth Death
    A Saskatchewan resident in their 80s from the far north region has died from complications related to COVID-19. There are now six deaths in the province as a result of being infected with the virus.

April 28, 2020

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April 24, 2020

  • Province Takes Action to Control the Spread of COVID-19 in the North
    Following consultation with the Mayor of La Loche and other northern leaders, Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Shahab today signed a Public Health Order restricting all non-critical travel into northern Saskatchewan, specifically the Northern Saskatchewan Administration District.

April 23, 2020

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April 14, 2020

  • Provincial Support for Saskatchewan's Oil Industry
    The Government of Saskatchewan is implementing a series of relief measures for the provincial oil and gas sector, in response to the unprecedented economic downturn resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and the price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia.
  • SHA Strengthens Screening and Masking Requirements
    Today the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) announced proactive measures and precautions to combat COVID-19 and ensure safety in SHA facilities, including new screening and masking requirements for health care providers.

April 13, 2020

  • Price Gouging Prohibited in Saskatchewan During Pandemic
    Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority (FCAA) is informing Saskatchewan businesses that grossly excessive pricing of products or services during a period of crisis that takes advantage of consumers who are unable to protect their own interests due to the impact of the crisis is not permitted.

April 12, 2020

April 11, 2020

  • COVID-19 Update: Saskatchewan Records Fourth Death
    A Saskatchewan resident in their 60s has died from complications related to COVID-19. The province now has four deaths related to the virus. As of April 11, 2020, Saskatchewan has four new cases plus confirmation of the presumptive positive reported April 10. This brings the total to 289 cases in Saskatchewan.

April 10, 2020

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April 1, 2020

  • 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.
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5. March 2020

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.

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March 25, 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).

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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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6. February 2020

February 13, 2020

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