saskatchewan covid-19

Saskatoon Food Bank suspends emergency food hampers after COVID-19 outbreak – Saskatoon

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The Saskatoon Food Bank said it is temporarily suspending its emergency food hamper services due to a coronavirus outbreak. Food bank officials said the outbreak was declared by the Saskatchewan Health Authority on Saturday after three staff members tested positive for COVID-19. Read more: COVID-19 outbreaks in Saskatchewan A …

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Saskatchewan records deadliest month of COVID-19

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When Beverley Hartnell’s father died of COVID-19, she also lost another family. Before the pandemic, she visited her father on the dementia unit at his long-term care home in Regina every day. The former school teacher and vice-principal loved math and science and could still recite elements off the …

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COVID-19 public health orders in Saskatchewan extended to Feb. 19

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Current public health measures in Saskatchewan to slow the spread of the coronavirus have been extended. The province announced Tuesday that the measures that were due to expire on Jan. 29 will remain in effect until at least Feb. 19. Read more: Saskatchewan says coronavirus vaccination pace to slow …

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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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Saskatchewan to provide COVID-19 update live on Global News website at 3 p.m.

Saskatchewan to provide COVID-19 update live on Global News website at 3 p.m.

The Saskatchewan government is providing a COVID-19 update during a press conference at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe will join Dr. Saqib Shahab, the province’s chief medical health officer. Read more: 7-day average of new coronavirus infections below 300 as Saskatchewan adds 4 deaths On Monday, the …

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Saskatchewan coronavirus vaccination ramps up, 287 new cases disclosed

Saskatchewan coronavirus vaccination ramps up, 287 new cases disclosed

Health officials in Saskatchewan administered more than 3,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine Saturday, marking a single-day best in the battle against COVID-19. Of the 3,232 doses, the most were given in the south east region (1,145), followed by the north central zone (766), Saskatoon (749) and Regina (453). …

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COVID-19 outbreak declared by NITHA on La Ronge reserve in northern Saskatchewan

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A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared in Kitsaki — La Ronge reserve — in northern Saskatchewan. The Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA) said it declared the outbreak on Tuesday afternoon due to an increasing number of confirmed coronavirus cases. Read more: COVID-19 outbreak declared in Stanley Mission, Sask. “These …

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Coronavirus: Health expert warns of less Saskatoon COVID-19 testing over holidays

Coronavirus: Health expert warns of less Saskatoon COVID-19 testing over holidays

A researcher who tracks COVID-19 in Saskatoon’s wastewater said it appears the city won’t face a post-holiday spike in cases. But a public health expert said the province-wide decrease in testing, combined with relatively stable amounts of new cases every day, likely means the rest of the province will …

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Inmates, organizations concerned as COVID-19 takes hold in Saskatchewan Penitentiary

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Inmates housed in the medium-security unit of Saskatchewan Penitentiary are alleging a lack of access to cleaning supplies and growing frustration as a COVID-19 outbreak keeps them confined to their cells for 23 and a half hours per day. The federal institution announced an outbreak of COVID-19 on Dec. …

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Saskatoon police issue 7th ticket for alleged public health order violation

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Saskatoon police say a key participant in a Dec.5 anti-mask protest in the city has been issued a ticket for allegedly violating a COVID-19 public health order. Police said the $2,800 ticket was issued after consultation with Crown and public health officials. Read more: Sask. premier says CMHO deserves …

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