Released on April 13, 2020
As of April 13, 2020, Saskatchewan has two new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 300 reported cases.
The total number of cases includes two presumptive cases reported April 12, which have now been confirmed. There are no outstanding presumptive cases.
Of the total number of reported cases, 118 cases are considered active.
Fourteen more people have recovered, bringing the provincial total to 178.
There are eight people in hospital who are all receiving inpatient care. No one is in intensive care.
Of the 300 cases in the province:
Overall in Saskatchewan:
To date, 19,804 COVID-19 tests have been performed in the province. Saskatchewan continues to have the second highest rate of testing per capita among provinces that have reported.
Case surveillance and testing information, including regional locations of cases, is available at www.saskatchewan.ca/COVID19.
Public inquiries may be directed to COVID19@health.gov.sk.ca.
Farms are Essential Workplaces
With seeding coming, all producers and agriculture industry partners who serve those producers must ensure their occupational health and safety guidelines are up to date and in force to prevent the transmission of respiratory illnesses.
Follow all preventative measures to stop the transmission of COVID-19 in your yard, shop and field.
For more information on COVID-19 and agriculture, including access to the Farm Stress Line, visit https://www.saskatchewan.ca/business/agriculture-natural-resources-and-industry/agribusiness-farmers-and-ranchers/sask-ag-now/covid-19-information-for-producers-and-agribusiness/support-for-producers-covid-19
With Even Mild Symptoms, Stay Home
Everyone must play their part to prevent the transmission of COVID-19, no matter the size or location of their community.
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