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Seven new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, seven more recoveries

Saskatchewan announced seven new positive tests for COVID-19 along with seven new recoveries in its daily update Tuesday.The...

First Nations communities at high risk of COVID-19 outbreaks, says NITHA medical health officer

The Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority’s (NITHA) medical health officer is reiterating the importance of COVID-19 preventative measures specifically in First Nations communities...

Canadian researchers testing convalescent plasma as treatment for COVID-19

A national trial is underway to determine if the blood plasma of recovered COVID-19 patients can treat the virus in those who...

Queen says better days are ahead in speech addressing COVID-19 outbreak

Queen Elizabeth II praised healthcare workers, thanked Coronavirus patients for self-isolating, and promised residents that better days were ahead in a rare...

More COVID-19 recoveries than new cases reported Monday

Saskatchewan reported more recoveries than new cases of COVID-19 on Monday.Four new cases were added on Monday, with...

Meili encourages use of cloth masks to protect from spread of COVID-19

In another one of his YouTube press conferences on Sunday, opposition NDP leader Ryan Meili encouraged people to use cloth masks to...

Sunday sees 18 more COVID-19 cases

On Sunday, the province saw another 18 cases of COVID-19. There have also been 12 recoveries in the past day, bringing that...

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Friday COVID-19 update: Canada at 157 cases, travel not advised, Tony Cote games and other events cancelled

By Peter Lozinski / March 13, 2020 / 0 Comments
Cancellations continued to pile up Friday, as both the E.A. Rawlinson Centre and Spark Theatre announced cancellations. Spark Theatre cancelled its planned upcoming pair of shows, Gin and the Real Inspector Hound. Friday's Terry Barber performance at the E.A. Rawlinson...

‘The general public does not need to be concerned’ — First presumptive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Sask.

By Peter Lozinski / March 11, 2020 / 0 Comments
Saskatchewan's first presumptive case of COVID-19 was confirmed by the province Thursday. According to a press release from the Ministry of Health, the first case is a Saskatoon resident who is in their 60s who recently travelled to Egypt. After...

Nathaniel Carrier, 28, charged with 3 counts of first-degree murder

By Peter Lozinski / April 1, 2020 / 0 Comments
Police have charged Nathaniel Carrier, 28, with three counts of first-degree murder and one of attempted murder in a triple homicide from the weekend. Carrier was scheduled to make his first court appearance on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters Wednesday afternoon,...

Moe: Sask. is flattening the COVID-19 curve, but ‘we cannot feel safe’ yet

By Jayda Noyes / April 3, 2020 / 0 Comments
Updated as of 6:28 p.m., Friday, April 3. Saskatchewan now has a total of 220 cases of COVID-19; however, the number of recoveries from the virus continues to grow. On Friday, the province saw a spike of 14 cases. There's...

Homicide victims remembered by family for friendliness, sense of humour

By Peter Lozinski / April 2, 2020 / 0 Comments
Denis Carrier and Sandra Henry were together for about as long as anyone can remember, family members said this week. Henry and Carrier, both 56, were identified as two of the victims of a triple homicide in Prince Albert’s west...

P.A. woman joins Meili in calling for increased support for seniors during pandemic

By Jayda Noyes / April 1, 2020 / 0 Comments
A Prince Albert woman joined Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili on Tuesday to voice the need for increased seniors support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wendy Fyrk said her 88-year-old dad resides at Points West Living in Prince Albert, previously Caleb...

COVID-19: Sask. reports third death, 9-case increase – Updated

By Jayda Noyes / April 1, 2020 / 0 Comments
Province remains firm on not releasing case numbers in specific communities Updated as of 4:40 p.m., Wednesday, April 1 A third person in Saskatchewan has died from COVID-19 complications. A provincial government news release issued Wednesday said the person was...

First Nations communities at high risk of COVID-19 outbreaks, says NITHA medical health officer

By Jayda Noyes / April 6, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority’s (NITHA) medical health officer is reiterating the importance of COVID-19 preventative measures specifically in First Nations communities where an outbreak is more likely to occur. Dr. Nnamdi Ndubuka and others in NITHA’s public health unit...

More COVID-19 recoveries than new cases reported Monday

By Michael Oleksyn / April 6, 2020 / 0 Comments
Saskatchewan reported more recoveries than new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. Four new cases were added on Monday, with 14 people reported as recovered from the virus. In his Monday press conference with Chief Medical Officer Shahiq Shahab Premier Moe...

Sask. adds 11 more novel coronavirus cases; seven more recovered

By Michael Oleksyn / April 4, 2020 / 0 Comments
Saskatchewan now has a total of 231 cases of COVID-19. On Saturday, the province saw another 11 cases. There have also been seven recoveries in the past day, bringing that total to 55. Of the 231 cases in the province,...

Western Region 2 distributing emergency COVID-19 supports for local Métis community

By Peter Lozinski / April 3, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Métis Nation — Saskatchewan says it won’t let politics get in the way of helping people during the pandemic. The Métis Nation announced emergency COVID-19 supports for families on March 30. The interim funding provides some relief for immediate...

Seven new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, seven more recoveries

By Peter Lozinski / April 7, 2020 / 0 Comments
Saskatchewan announced seven new positive tests for COVID-19 along with seven new recoveries in its daily update Tuesday. The data brings Saskatchewan's total number of confirmed cases to 260 and the total number of recovered cases to 88. Of the...