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March 23, 2020

Government Clarifies Discrepancy Between Provincial, Municipal COVID-19 Orders

The Government of Saskatchewan today clarified that in the case of any discrepancy between an emergency order issued by the province and one issued by a municipal government, the province will review to ensure consistency of COVID-19 standards and restrictions across Saskatchewan.  This will be done in order to minimize confusion among Saskatchewan residents and will ensure that in cases of conflicting information, provincial orders will supersede orders of municipalities.

March 20, 2020

Child Care Options For Health & Other Pandemic Response Workers

The Government of Saskatchewan is re-purposing child care facilities in schools to provide child care services to support staff in health care and other employees who are delivering services related to the pandemic response, beginning Monday, March 23.

March 19, 2020

Case Surveillance Information At Saskatchewan.ca/COVID19

As of March 19, 2020, Saskatchewan has four new, presumptive positive cases for COVID-19.  The provincial total for cases is now 20: 12 are presumptive positive and eight are now confirmed, following verification from the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg.

March 18, 2020

COVID-19: Saskatchewan Declares State Of Emergency

The Government of Saskatchewan today declared a provincial State of Emergency, giving the government broad powers to address the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes measures like the ability to limit travel to or from a community or region of the province and directing that property or equipment be deployed to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 18, 2020

COVID-19: Additional Presumptive Cases Identified

As of March 18, 2020, Saskatchewan has eight new, presumptive positive cases.  With the previously reported two confirmed cases and six presumptive positives, the province now has 16 cases of COVID-19.  Public health officials are completing contact investigations on all cases now.