COVID-19 saskatchewan

COVID-19: Priority populations can begin booking second doses Monday in Saskatchewan

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Starting Monday, anyone over 85, along with those who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. before Feb. 15 will be eligible to book their second dose in Saskatchewan. People being treated for cancer, are bone marrow transplant recipients or who have blood cancer diagnosed within the last …

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Sask. NDP makes pitch to waive provincial park gate fees, remove PST from restaurant meals

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The Saskatchewan NDP is calling on the provincial government to “Save our Summer.” With more and more people vaccinated against COVID-19 and the latest iteration of reopening Saskatchewan expected to be underway by next month, the official Opposition launched its SOS campaign Thursday morning. Read more: ‘One-dose spring, two-dose …

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‘Convenience factor’: Regina religious groups consider making virtual services permanent

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, the transition to online religious services was a challenge for aging parishioners. But now, a year into the shift, many religious organizations are seeing the long-term benefits. At 84 years old, Margaret Roth’s computer knowledge was limited and she had never heard of …

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Regina pharmacies book up in anticipation of Wednesday’s COVID-19 vaccine shipment

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

As Saskatchewan is set to receive another COVID-19 vaccine shipment Wednesday, the majority of appointments in some Regina pharmacies are already booked up. Chris Perentes, owner and manager at Lorne Drugs, said his pharmacy ran out of doses Monday after finishing its second week of administering vaccines. He expects …

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COVID-19: Regina church considers ‘cautious rather than anxious’ approach to easing restrictions

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Saskatchewan has set a target date to lift some of its COVID-19 restrictions under its reopening plan, but just because things can return closer to normal doesn’t mean they will. On Sunday, the province reached its first vaccination benchmark as 70 per cent of those 40 and older received …

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COVID-19: 147 new cases, 266 recoveries reported in Saskatchewan

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Recoveries outpaced new COVID-19 cases as Saskatchewan released the latest numbers in the province on Monday. Health officials reported 147 new cases, raising the overall total in Saskatchewan since the start of the pandemic to 43,288. The majority of the new cases are in Saskatoon (43) and Regina (35). …

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Saskatchewan sets Step 1 target re-opening date for May 30, reports 177 new cases

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

With a daily record of 13,651 COVID-19 vaccines administered on Saturday, Saskatchewan officials announced a target date of May 30 for Step 1 of the re-open plan. Read more: Despite COVID-19 vaccine ramp up, experts say Canada still in for ‘summer of uncertainty’ Unveiled on Tuesday, the province’s three-step …

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COVID-19: Regina police issue 16 tickets after anti-public health order protest Saturday

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The Regina Police Service handed out 16 tickets to individuals for disobeying the COVID-19 public health order that limits outdoor gatherings to 10 people. Officers monitored an anti-public health order protest at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, which they say was attended by approximately 200 people. Dozens of people …

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COVID-19: Sask. hits milestone 500K total vaccinations, reports 269 new cases

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Health-care workers across Saskatchewan administered 13,042 COVID-19 vaccines on Friday, bringing the provincial total up to 504,482. Read more: All Saskatchewan residents 12+ eligible for COVID-19 vaccine by May 20: officials Provincial officials also added 269 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the active cases total to 2,293. Saskatoon …

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Regina researcher Gordon Asmundson discusses reasons behind anti-mask attitudes

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Gordon Asmundson, a University of Regina psychology professor, is one of a number of behavioural scientists studying the attitudes behind the anti-mask movement during the COVID-19 pandemic. Amundson helped conduct a study last summer that surveyed roughly 2,000 Canadians and Americans. It found 84 per cent of respondents wore …

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