SHA activates next surge plan level due to escalating COVID-19 cases

The Saskatchewan Health Authority says it is moving to its next level of surge plans due to rapidly escalating COVID-19 pressures on hospitals in the province. The SHA’s Emergency Operations … Read More

Saskatchewan research group’s COVID-19 vaccine moves to Phase 2 clinical trials

The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization, known as VIDO, at the University of Saskatchewan is moving to Phase 2 of clinical testing of a COVID-19 vaccine developed at its lab … Read More

Alberta, Saskatchewan COVID-19 spike a lesson for rest of Canada: experts

For 19 months, provinces across Canada have been coming up with ways to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. In and out of waves, each province has handled COVID-19 differently and has … Read More

Twist of fate: Prairie provinces become COVID-19 hot spot in pandemic’s second wave

The three Prairie provinces have become the epicentre of COVID-19‘s second wave in Canada — surpassing Ontario and Quebec, the two most populous provinces that were initially the hardest hit. … Read More

First Indigenous NHLer, Fred Sasakamoose, hospitalized with presumed COVID-19

Fred Sasakamoose, who became the first Indigenous person to play in the NHL, is battling presumed COVID-19 in a Saskatchewan hospital, according to multiple reports on social media. His family … Read More

Family of 15 navigate in-home COVID-19 outbreak on Saskatchewan First Nation

The family watched uneasily as health-care workers in hazmat suits entered their home on their reserve in northern Saskatchewan. “A lot of the kids didn’t know what was going on,” … Read More

La Loche COVID-19 victim’s family warns others to take the disease seriously

Suzanne Sylvestre’s grandfather waved at her over FaceTime from his long-term care home in La Loche, Sask. She blew him a kiss and he caught it and held it to … Read More

New coronavirus modelling shows improved outlook for Saskatchewan

Posted April 28, 2020 3:16 pm Updated April 28, 2020 4:27 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Saskatchewan Health Authority … Read More

3,075 coronavirus deaths forecast for Saskatchewan in low-range scenario: SHA

Modelling released by the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) suggests 3,075 people could die in the province from the novel coronavirus in a low-range scenario. It’s one of three scenarios the … Read More

Coronavirus: Saskatchewan reports first COVID-19 deaths

The Saskatchewan government is reporting its first two deaths due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Both deaths happened in different parts of Saskatchewan, but officials have … Read More

Coronavirus: Saskatchewan athlete Brock Weston recounts falling ill with COVID-19

The possibility of having COVID-19 started to become real for Brock Weston as he drove home to Saskatchewan. The Wisconsin college student had had fever sweats the night before. A … Read More

Saskatchewan declares state of emergency as coronavirus concerns grow

The Saskatchewan government has declared a state of emergency as concerns grow over COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. With the declaration, the province now has more power … Read More