March 18, 2020 – Government of Saskatchewan Declares State of Emergency
March 18, 2020 – The Government of Saskatchewan has declared a State of Emergency in the face of more COVID-19 cases in the province. As a result, Premier Scott Moe has prohibited public gatherings of more than 50 people and limited restaurants and bars to half the size of their establishments or no more than 50 people. Other changes include advising residents to limit any non-essential travel outside of Saskatchewan. The premier encourages everyone to take this matter seriously and practice social distancing. He says these measures should effectively curb the spread of the disease. Details of today’s announcements are here.
For updates on Métis Nation – Saskatchewan’s response to COVID-19 go here.