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‘No basis in reality’: NDP decries Saskatchewan premier’s COVID-19 response

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The Opposition says Premier Scott Moe‘s response to Saskatchewan’s current spread of COVID-19 has “no basis in reality.” The NDP said national data shows that Saskatchewan has had the worst rate of deaths over the last seven days in the entire country as well as the highest rate of …

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Coronavirus testing on the decline in Saskatchewan

COVID-19 tests performed in Saskatchewan over the past two and a half months.

As new daily coronavirus cases, actives cases and other epidemiological markers appear to be trending downwards in Saskatchewan, so does one other important measure: testing. “We have a pandemic that’s taking effect in our province that includes a lot of people who will be mildly symptomatic or potentially not …

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Saskatchewan jumps over 320 total coronavirus deaths

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Eight more people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died, bringing Saskatchewan’s total up to 322. Three of the recently deceased were in the 80-plus age group and in the far north east (1) and south east (2) zones, according to a press release. There were also three in their 70s …

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8 COVID-19-related deaths, 223 new cases reported in Saskatchewan

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Eight COVID-19-related deaths were reported by Saskatchewan health officials on Tuesday. Two death deaths were reported in the Saskatoon zone — a person in their 70s and a person aged 80-plus. Two deaths were also reported in the southeast zone — a person in their 70s and a person …

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Saskatchewan government confirms 2 cases of the U.K. COVID-19 variant

Saskatchewan government confirms 2 cases of the U.K. COVID-19 variant

The U.K. COVID-19 variant has shown up in Saskatchewan, having been detected in two people living in the Regina zone. The information was provided in the province’s daily COVID-19 update. It said one infected individual travelled from the United Kingdom and the second case was the result of close …

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COVID-19 pandemic affecting financial confidence, debt in Saskatchewan: report

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many aspects of our daily lives in Saskatchewan, including personal finances. A recent report conducted by MNP found people’s economic pain has carried over from last year. Financial experts say much of the anxiety people are feeling is a result of the pandemic, including …

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New and active COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan lowest in over a month

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Saskatchewan recorded its lowest daily total of new coronavirus cases in over a month. Health officials reported 147 new cases on Monday, raising the overall total since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to 24,011. Read more: Group parades in appreciation for Dr. Shahab through Regina It’s the lowest …

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4 COVID-19-related deaths, 238 new cases reported in Saskatchewan

4 COVID-19-related deaths, 238 new cases reported in Saskatchewan

Four COVID-19-related deaths and 238 new coronavirus cases were reported Sunday in Saskatchewan. Health officials said two deaths were people in their 60s — one in the far northwest and the other in the southeast zone. One person in their 50s in the northwest zone and a person in …

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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 outbreaks declared at 2 schools in Saskatoon, 1 in Prince Albert – Saskatoon

COVID-19 outbreaks declared at 2 schools in Saskatoon, 1 in Prince Albert - Saskatoon

COVID-19 outbreaks were declared at three Saskatchewan schools Friday. In Saskatoon, St. Augustine School and Caswell School were listed as active outbreak locations. In Prince Albert, École Valois School was also flagged. Read more: List of Saskatchewan school coronavirus exposures and outbreaks With the exception of households, Saskatchewan health …

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