Covid-19 News

Province reporting 4 new COVID-19 related fatalities

Feb 2, 2022 | 2:25pm

In today’s report the province is recording 611 new COVID-19 cases. Among the new cases, 219 Saskatoon. 106 Regina and 46 in central east. For the third straight day reported case counts are below 1000 in the province. Hospitalizations are up by two , with today’s number sitting at 372 with 40 patients in the […]

Saskatchewan Doctors say it’s too soon to remove COVID-19 mandates

Feb 1, 2022 | 5:38pm

Saskatchewan doctors are disappointed with Premier Scott Moe’s recent comments on vaccines. This past weekend Moe issued a letter aimed at members of the trucking industry. In the letter he refuted the effectiveness of vaccines in mitigating the spread of COVID-19. A statement the president of the Saskatchewan Medical Association Dr. Eben Strydom says is […]

New COVID-19 cases under 1000 for the second day in a row

Feb 1, 2022 | 2:27pm

The province is reporting a second day where new COVID-19 cases are well below 1000. In today’s report the province reported 661 new COVID-19 cases. Among the new cases, 154 Saskatoon. 193 Regina and 39 in the North Central. In today’s report the total hospitalizations have climbed to 370 with 39 patients in the provincial […]

COVID-19 Hospitalizations at all time high in Saskatchewan

Jan 31, 2022 | 1:59pm

Provincial COVID-19 hospitalizations are at an all time high as of today. In today’s report the total hospitalizations have climbed to 363. The previous high was recorded in October of 2021 with 356. The Province is reporting 2 COVID-19 related fatalities today, with 42 patients in the provincial ICU. 736 new COVID-19 infections were reported. […]

COVID-19 Hospitalizations rising provincially

Jan 28, 2022 | 3:28pm

The Saskatchewan Government is reporting a 3 month record high for hospitalizations connected to COVID-19 for the province. At present time there are 342 people in hospital for COVID-19 related illness and 34 in provincial ICUs. In recent press conferences Chief Medical Health Officer Saquib Shahab has acknowledged that hospitalization numbers will climb – as […]

New COVID-19 isolation requirements receive failing grade from teachers union and parents

Jan 28, 2022 | 12:35pm

Patrick Maze the President of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is questioning the government’s move to change COVID-19 isolation and reporting protocols within the school system. “It is difficult to know how safe the learning environment is for students. Parents are going to have a difficult time going forward. It also makes it difficult for school […]

COVID Case counts rise, along with hospitalizations

Jan 27, 2022 | 2:43pm

As the Saskatchewan government is on the cusp of relaxing isolation requirements Friday January 27th, rising case counts, hospitalizations, and new COVID-19 related fatalities continue to be reported in the province. On January 27th the provincial COVID-19 dashboard reported 1273 new cases of COVID-19. Among the new cases, 433 Saskatoon. 195 Regina and 85 in […]

Government of Saskatchewan updates COVID-19 self isolation, close contacts protocols

Jan 27, 2022 | 11:23am

The provincial government announced Thursday morning that changes will be made to the COVID-19 self isolation and close protocols. “As we learn to live with COVID, we learn to be prepared to transition our public health measures and responses,” Said Health Minister Paul Merriman during a virtual press briefing. The changes will take effect on […]

CRA sending out letters to check eligibility from CERB recipients

Jan 27, 2022 | 8:23am

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is sending out letters to verify if those who received pandemic aid were eligible for help, and they are warning of a potential need for repayment. This marks the second time that the CRA is mailing Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) recipients as part of a process to verify the […]

33 Saskatchewan Residents in Saskatchewan ICUs due to Covid-19, 6 deaths reported

Jan 26, 2022 | 2:53pm

The province reported 6 COVID-19 related fatalities Jan 26th, along with an increase in hospitalizations of 24 – bringing the total hospitalized patient count to 315, with 33 patients in the ICU. 1149 new COVID-19 infections were reported in the province among the new cases, 342 Saskatoon, 227 Regina and 129 in the south east. […]