Today, the government announced the allocation of nearly $18.9 million from the Federal Safe Restart Agreement for licensed Saskatchewan child care centres and homes to help offset additional expenses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 Update for March 3: 81,597 Vaccines Delivered, 121 New Cases, 180 Recoveries, Two New Deaths
1,358 more COVID-19 vaccine dose administrations have been reported in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 81,597.
With ice fishing season winding down, anglers are reminded that all ice fishing shelters south of Highway 16 must be removed by March 15.
COVID-19 Update for March 2: 80,236 Vaccines Delivered, 134 New Cases, 194 Recoveries, Two New Deaths
One hundred per cent (100) per cent of long-term care homes across Saskatchewan have now received their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine with ninety-one (91) per cent of residents choosing to receive the vaccine. Fifty-three (53) per cent of facilities have received both their first and second dose. Nine per cent of long-term care home residents were not immunized due to a variety of circumstances, such as the availability of residents at the time of vaccination, refusal to take the vaccine or a change in health status.
Saskatchewan's recent stretch of harsh weather has raised a variety of wildlife welfare questions across the province. Many concerned citizens are asking what options are available to help wildlife cope with severe winter conditions.
COVID-19 Update for March 1: 79,289 Vaccines Delivered, 154 New Cases, 146 Recoveries, No New Deaths
There were 386 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered yesterday in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 79,289.
To help protect Saskatchewan people and businesses through the global COVID-19 pandemic, the $200 million health and public safety contingency has been drawn down, with $160 million in new contingency allocations. Combined with other spending needs for the 2020-21 fiscal year, this required the issuing of February special warrants totaling $322.8 million.
Effective March 1, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., winter weight designations for some highways in southern Saskatchewan were removed. Allowable weights will return to normal regulation weights on these 52 specific roads in 101 Rural Municipalities.
March 2021 has once again been proclaimed as Agriculture Literacy Month in Saskatchewan. Agriculture Literacy Month allows students across the province to participate in conversations and activities to help them learn about the agriculture industry. This year the Government of Saskatchewan will be providing Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan (AITC-SK) with an additional $400,000 in funding.