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COVID-19: Saskatchewan breaks record for daily vaccinations, reports 167 new cases

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

On the same day Saskatchewan reported a record-breaking amount of nearly 20,000 COVID-19 vaccinations administered, the province also reported 167 new cases. Read more: COVID-19: Priority populations can begin booking second doses Monday in Saskatchewan Government officials credit the expanded capacity of its rollout program with pharmacies now involved …

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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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Saskatchewan adds 196 COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

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

Saskatchewan health officials reported an additional 196 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and one new death. The death was reported in the Regina zone in the 80 and over age category. Read more: SHA loosening restrictions for continuing care family presence, visitation in Regina Of the new cases reported …

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COVID-19: Saskatchewan provides guidelines for outdoor garage sales

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

As the warm weather continues throughout Saskatchewan, the province is allowing outdoor garage sales, but is reminding residents to follow public health guidelines already in place surrounding COVID-19. “Spending more time at home may have meant cleaning out those closets and basement nooks and you are ready for a …

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COVID-19: Mixed messaging around AstraZeneca vaccine highlights public distrust, uncertainty

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

Mixed messaging around the AstraZeneca vaccine is leaving people in Saskatchewan with more questions than answers amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. For those who have already gotten their first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine, it’s unclear what to do next. Do you mix vaccines or stick with the same …

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COVID-19: Saskatchewan reports 183 new cases, 2 more deaths

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

The Saskatchewan government announced two more deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday and 183 new cases, which brings the total number of provincial infections to 43,673, 8,628 of which are variants of concern. One death was reported in the north central zone and one in the central east zone, both of …

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Saskatoon city council strips Darren Hill of FCM nomination

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

Saskatoon city councillors have withdrawn their support for Darren Hill to be considered for roles with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). Council made the decision during a special meeting Monday, after receiving a letter from FCM president Garth Frizzell. Though the letter hasn’t been made public, it includes …

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‘One-dose spring, two-dose summer’ in Saskatchewan, Scott Moe says

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

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said high vaccination rates will help lead the province to its three-step reopening roadmap. Moe said the province is on the way to a “one-dose spring … two-dose summer” during a COVID-19 briefing Tuesday. His remark was made in response to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s …

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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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