Minister of Health Jim Reiter

Health Minister confident in province’s ability to deal with COVID-19

Mar 13, 2020 | 3:40am

Saskatchewan Health Minister Jim Reiter weighed in on the province’s first case of COVID-19, at a press conference Thursday. Reiter says that the province has been planning for the arrival of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan for a long time and now that the province has a case, the planning hasn’t changed. “Our officials have been treating […]

Saskatchewan reports first case of COVID-19

Mar 12, 2020 | 10:12am

Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Health Officer, Dr. Saqib Shahab has confirmed the province’s first presumptive case of COVID-19. The infected person is in their 60’s and had just traveled to Egypt. After experiencing symptoms, the person was tested on March 9th in Saskatoon and is well enough to self-isolate at home. “The province’s first case is […]