Coronavirus Updates

2 more COVID-19 deaths reported at Saskatoon’s Luther Care Special Home

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Two more COVID-19-related deaths have been reported at the Luther Care Special Home in Saskatoon. LutherCare Communities officials said in an update Wednesday that nine residents have now died since a coronavirus outbreak was declared on Nov. 17. Read more: 3 additional COVID-19-related deaths reported at Luther Special Care …

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3 additional COVID-19-related deaths reported at Luther Special Care Home

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Three more residents at the Luther Special Care Home in Saskatoon have died from COVID-19. It brings the number of deaths at the care home to seven since a coronavirus outbreak was declared on Nov. 17. LutherCare Communities officials said in an update Monday that several residents have recovered, …

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Saskatchewan redeploying 600 health-care staff to support COVID-19 surge

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As COVID-19 continues to surge across the province and intensive care units remain full, the Saskatchewan Health Authority is moving forward with a slowdown of its services. The health authority says this is required in order to redeploy 600 full-time staff to respond to the coronavirus in Saskatchewan. Read …

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4 COVID-19-related deaths reported at Luther Special Care Home in Saskatoon

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LutherCare Communities says the deaths of four residents at Luther Special Care Home in Saskatoon are COVID-19-related. In an update posted Tuesday, LutherCare said the deaths happened after an outbreak was declared on Nov. 17 and were determined as being coronavirus-related by health officials. Read more: 28 people test …

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236 new COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan, hospitalizations reach all-time high

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Saskatchewan reported 236 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the provincial caseload to 6,473. The majority of the new cases are in Saskatoon, the province’s north and Regina. Read more: Saskatchewan will do everything it can to avoid another lockdown: Moe Below is a breakdown of where the …

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28 people test positive for COVID-19 at Luther Special Care Home in Saskatoon

28 people test positive for COVID-19 at Luther Special Care Home in Saskatoon

Luther Special Care Home (LSCH) is reporting 28 cases of COVID-19 at its long-term care facility days after an outbreak was declared. LutherCare Communities, which operates the Saskatoon care home, says it will not be releasing any further details at this time to protect the privacy of residents and …

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Saskatchewan will do everything it can to avoid another lockdown: Moe

Saskatchewan will do everything it can to avoid another lockdown: Moe

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said his government will use every lever it has to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in order to avoid another lockdown. The premier made the comments Saturday on Global’s The Roy Green Show shortly after the province announced 439 new COVID-19 cases, an all-time high, …

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Saskatchewan reports 439 new COVID-19 cases, breaking previous single-day record

Saskatchewan reports 439 new COVID-19 cases, breaking previous single-day record

Saskatchewan reported its highest single-day increase of COVID-19 on Saturday with 439 new cases, bringing the provincial caseload to 6,237. The majority of the new cases are in Saskatoon, the province’s north and Regina. Read more: New COVID-19 modelling shows grim future in Saskatchewan if measures aren’t followed Below …

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First Indigenous NHLer, Fred Sasakamoose, hospitalized with presumed COVID-19

First Indigenous NHLer, Fred Sasakamoose, hospitalized with presumed COVID-19

Fred Sasakamoose, who became the first Indigenous person to play in the NHL, is battling presumed COVID-19 in a Saskatchewan hospital, according to multiple reports on social media. His family first reported the news on his organization’s Sasakamoose “Chief Thunderstick” National Hockey Championship Facebook page on Friday evening. Read …

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New COVID-19 modelling shows grim future in Saskatchewan if measures aren’t followed

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Measures to control the spread of COVID-19, like limiting social interactions, reducing public gatherings, and wearing a mask, will determine how many people will fall ill in the months ahead suggests new modelling from the ministry of health. “If we don’t follow them we can see an increase in …

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