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Six new cases of COVID-19 detected in Saskatchewan

Six new cases of COVID-19 detected in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan now has 26 cases of the coronavirus, with eight cases confirmed and 18 cases as presumptive, according to a government news release.
No more than 25 people allowed in one location, province declares

No more than 25 people allowed in one location, province declares

'I know that the vast majority of Saskatchewan people are taking their personal responsibility seriously and following this order. But a few are not. This is not a suggestion. It is not a guideline. It is the law and it must be followed,' said Premier Scott Moe
Premier announces financial support plan for Saskatchewan employers and employees

Premier announces financial support plan for Saskatchewan employers and employees

Self-isolation support, student loan repayment moratorium among government measures announced Friday
Follow sound advice to manage your mental health amid pandemic

Follow sound advice to manage your mental health amid pandemic

'Self-care is critically important at this time, as worries can be made worse if we aren’t taking care of ourselves,' says Phyllis O'Connor, executive director of the CMHA Saskatchewan Division
Brownlee distillery supplying health-care agencies with high-proof alcohol amidst supply-shortages

Brownlee distillery supplying health-care agencies with high-proof alcohol amidst supply-shortages

A local craft distillery is putting all their resources into providing 70-proof vodka to health-care and emergency service providers during a supply shortage of rubbing alcohol — entirely out of their own pocket
City to continue to provide essential services during pandemic

City to continue to provide essential services during pandemic

'We made a decision quite early that we would be very careful about cutting off water and certainly talk to people and find ways to work with people because … washing hands (is) very critical (and an) essential service to people'
Provincial gov't to provide child-care services to health-care staff

Provincial gov't to provide child-care services to health-care staff

The provincial government plans to re-purpose child-care centres in schools to support health-care staff and employees who are delivering pandemic-related services, beginning March 23.
Houses of worship changing how they minister to members

Houses of worship changing how they minister to members

'Care for neighbour is vital, but so is worship, so I encourage all to engage in prayer. Our God has led his people through many times like this in our history and God will lead us through this pandemic,' said Anglican Bishop Rob Hardwick
B.C. confirms 40 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 271

B.C. confirms 40 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 271

There has also been one more death
Four new cases of COVID-19 in Sask., total cases reaches 20

Four new cases of COVID-19 in Sask., total cases reaches 20

The total number of coronavirus cases in Saskatchewan is now twenty, with eight verified by the National Microbiology Laboratory