Released on March 16, 2020Saskatchewan has its seventh presumptive positive case of COVID-19.
The resident is in their 60s with recent travel from Arizona. The resident was tested in Regina and is currently in hospital due to unrelated medical issues.
Public Health officials are following up with individuals who had close contact with this case who may be at risk of developing COVID-19.
You will be notified if you are a close contact and need to take further measures.
Guidance on travel and mass gatherings is changing regularly as additional preventative measures are put in place to reduce potential transmission of COVID-19.
For the latest advice to the public and information on prevention measures being taken, visit www.saskatchewan.ca/coronavirus.
If you have recently travelled internationally and are experiencing respiratory or flu-like symptoms, please call HealthLine 811.
Public inquiries may be directed to COVID19@health.gov.sk.ca.
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