March 20, 2020 – Government of Saskatchewan announces strict COVID-19 rules
March 20, 2020 – Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe is getting tough with foreign travellers returning home and refusing to self-isolate. This afternoon, the Premier told those individuals they will be punished to the full extent of the laws under the Emergency Measures Act. He says most of the cases of COVID-19 in this province are directly related to travel and he finds that very concerning.
The Premier also announced the immediate closure of nightclubs and bars and the closure of restaurants except for take-out and delivery effective on Monday. Daycare centres are limited to 8 children and hairdressers, nail salons, spas, etc. must close. Details are here.
New measures to help employers and employees are also being put into place.
The Province also recognizes the important work of the front line health care providers and others working diligently during the COVID-19 pandemic by announcing child care assistance.
The Premiere says all of these measures must be put in place in an effort to flatten the curve of the spread of the virus and keep residents in this province safe.
For more Métis Nation–Saskatchewan COVID-19 updates, go here.