Guy Quenneville

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Willingness to take COVID-19 vaccines in Sask. has plateaued, online survey suggests

In late December and early January, 81.6 per cent of people who participated in a survey said they would take a vaccine. Four weeks later, the percentage had shifted only slightly, to 80.3 per cent, according to Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit (SPHERU) survey.

SHA investigating death of infected health-care worker dubbed 'hero' by premier

A friend has identified 34-year-old Tom Thomas as having died this week of cardiac arrest after testing positive for COVID-19. Thomas worked at Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford

The first 2 months of Saskatchewan's COVID-19 vaccine rollout, by the numbers

Vaccine shipments are expected to accelerate in the coming weeks.

Saskatchewan needs to step up its testing for COVID-19 variants, observers warn

Three to six per cent of positive COVID-19 samples in Saskatchewan are being further tested for variants. The province says it's moving to increase that.

Personalized beepers warn Nutrien mine workers when they get too close for COVID

The TraceTag, developed by a company named Triax Technologies, emits a beep and a flashing red dot when a person gets within two metres of a co-worker.

Sask. gov't defends its vaccine delivery record amid backlash in dose-deprived southwest

"It is imperative that limited resources be dedicated to those populations at highest risk," the Ministry of Health says.

'We've been following the rules': Swift Current mayor frustrated over ongoing dearth of vaccines in region

"We've been minding our Ps and Qs and we've been penalized, or our seniors have, by not getting the vaccinations," Mayor Al Bridal says.

COVID-19 in Sask: Province records lowest daily case increase in 3 months

Health officials said there were new 80 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday from 1,910 tests processed.

7 tickets totalling nearly $20K issued in Sask. this week to people accused of breaching public health orders

Each of the tickets was for $2,800, according to the Ministry of Health. The Health Information and Privacy Act precludes officials from naming the people ticketed, the ministry says.

Who's allowed in? Plus 4 other things you should know about COVID-era nursing home visits in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan's rules for visiting long-term care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic currently allow for more than just palliative visits. Here's what else you need to know.