Saskatchewan Coronavirus

Police say COVID-19 positive woman ticketed for disobeying public health order

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The Regina Police Service (RPS) says a 31-year-old woman has been issued a ticket for disobeying Saskatchewan’s Public Health Act. A complaint of a woman who was COVID-19 positive and not following a self-isolation order was reported at around 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, according to a press release. Read …

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Saskatchewan’s total coronavirus infections pass 22K, 3 new deaths

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Three more people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died, bringing Saskatchewan’s total up to 253. One of the recently deceased was reported in their 60s from the far north east zone. The two others were in Regina and reported to be in their 60s and the 80-plus age group, according …

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Coronavirus outbreak at Rosthern, Sask. hospital

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The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) says the Rosthern Hospital inpatient unit is closed to admissions and transfers until further notice. A COVID-19 outbreak was declared in the unit on Friday. Read more: Weyburn hospital only caring for COVID-19 patients, Rosthern hospital restricts visitation According to a statement on Saturday, …

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Coronavirus hospitalizations slowing as Saskatchewan death count rises to 247

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Eight more people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died, bringing Saskatchewan’s total up to 247. Six of the recently deceased were in the Regina zone with one person in their 40s, two in their 60s, one in their 70s and two in the 80-plus age group, according to a press …

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5th annual Saskatoon Women’s March goes virtual amid COVID-19 pandemic – Saskatoon

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Saskatoon’s fifth annual Women’s March is going online this year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The rally, inspired by 2017 Women’s March in Washington, will include a talk on women’s mental health, led by the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Saskatoon branch. Read more: Saskatoon joins world as Women’s …

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New daily record of 13 coronavirus deaths reported in Saskatchewan

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A new daily record was set for coronavirus-related deaths in Saskatchewan with 13 on Thursday, according to the provincial government. There have been 239 COVID-19-related deaths in the province to date. Nine of the recently deceased were in the 80-plus age group and reported in the far north east (1), …

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Regina sports broadcaster dies due to coronavirus complications, family says

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Warren Woods has passed away due to complications from COVID-19, according to his family. The Regina sports broadcaster was 66 years of age. His two children Nicole and Chris were by his side when he passed away at 3:25 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more: Community shows its love for …

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Saskatoon summer festivals start planning for 2021, with COVID-19 safety measures

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Summer festivals that had to be put on pause last year due to the coronavirus pandemic are starting to prepare, hoping they are able to hold events during summer 2021. Last week, the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival announced it has opened its application process for artists hoping to perform on stage …

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What is the best schooling option for students as COVID-19 cases rise in Saskatchewan?

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It’s a question that’s on the mind of many parents in Saskatchewan: should children be learning in-class or online as COVID-19 rates rise in the province? There’s no easy answer. Read more: Saskatchewan post-secondary students concerned over missed experiences from virtual learning Stacey Hobbs says kids have already lost …

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University students eating worse, exercising less, drinking more in COVID-19 ‘isolation’: study

University students eating worse, exercising less, drinking more in COVID-19 ‘isolation’: study

University students aren’t known for their amazing diets and abstinence from alcohol. A new study from the University of Saskatchewan, however, shows in COVID-19 “isolation”, students’ diets and activity levels have gotten worse, while drinking is on the rise. The study looked at 125 undergraduate and graduate students from …

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