Guy Quenneville

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Sask. COVID-19 cases in kids 11 and under: here's what we know

The Ministry of Health says nearly 17 per cent of Saskatchewan's total COVID-19 cases have been among children aged 11 or younger.

Further decline in COVID cases needed to return Sask. health system to normal: officials

Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer says people should keep masking indoors until at least March.

Mayors of Lloydminster, La Loche address low vaccine uptake

Mayors in Saskatchewan regions where double-dose COVID-19 vaccine uptake is comparatively low are citing a variety of factors, including young populations waiting for child doses and the belief among some that the pandemic doesn't exist.

Lifting mask rule and proof-of-vaccination before spring 2022 would likely spark surge, Sask. doctors warn

The caution came Thursday night during a virtual meeting of Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) physicians. It was an escalation of similar recent messaging from the province's chief medical health officer.

Dodging 5th wave hinges on reducing contacts and more vaccinations, top Sask. doc says

"I think we should remain confident that people will take extra care," Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer says of the coming weeks.

How Saskatchewan's 13 regions rank in terms of COVID-19 vaccine coverage, 4 waves into the pandemic

"Some communities have done really well. Some communities, not so well," chief medical health officer Dr. Saqib Shahab says.

Sask. police oversight body, due in fall, still in hiring mode: minister

"We're hoping very, very quickly," Justice Minister Gord Wyant says of Serious Incident Response Team's expected launch.

Sask. COVID restrictions likely staying through Christmas: premier

The requirements to wear a mask in an indoor public space and to self-isolate if you're infected with COVID-19 are currently set to expire at the end of November.

COVID case numbers improving, but don't drop masking and other measures yet: Sask. top doc

"I think that would be a big mistake as we enter into winter," Dr. Saqib Shahab says
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Sask. premier addresses 5 deaths among COVID-19 patients moved to Ontario

"This is a global pandemic that has very real impacts on individuals that are our family members across Saskatchewan and across the nation," Premier Scott Moe says.

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