Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe self-isolating after potential coronavirus exposure

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has gone into self-isolation after a potential exposure to the novel coronavirus.

A government spokesperson said it happened on Sunday, Nov. 15, in the Prince Albert area when Moe was potentially exposed to a person who tested positive for COVID-19.

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Moe is not experiencing any symptoms at this time, the spokesperson said, adding that Moe had a COVID-19 test on Monday “out of an abundance of caution.”

He will remain in self-isolation until Sunday, Nov. 29, 14 days following the potential exposure.

The spokesperson said Moe will continue with his responsibilities while self-isolating at his Shellbrook home.

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The spokesperson said any people who have had any contact with Moe will be self-monitoring for symptoms.

Moe’s office has a number of prevention protocols in place, including mask usage, physical distancing, hand sanitization, frequent surface sanitization and the use of virtual meeting technology.

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