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Sask. RCMP officer tests positive for COVID-19

On March 25, 2020, a Saskatchewan RCMP police officer was advised by the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) they may have been exposed to COVID-19. The officer, who is stationed in Prince Albert, immediately self-isolated as per the direction given by the SHA. Read the entire story – Click here

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Saskatchewan records first COVID-19 deaths

 On Sunday, March 29, two Saskatchewan residents located in separate parts of the province died in hospital as a result of complications related to the COVID-19 virus. The two fatalities represent the first deaths in Saskatchewan tied to the COVID-19 pandemic. One case was related to travel, while both people were in their 70s.
As of March 30, 2020, the province of Saskatchewan has 20 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 176.

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Saskatoon hospital foundations start up COVID-19 hospital fund

St. Paul’s Hospital, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon City Hospital and Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundations have joined forces to create the COVID-19 Hospital Fund in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the pressures it will continue to place on the healthcare system. Read the entire story – Click here

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Extension to Saskatchewan crop insurance deadline

Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit, announced on March 30 the deadline to apply, reinstate, cancel or make changes to Crop Insurance contracts is extended to April 13, 2020.

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Public to be aware of work from home scams

The Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority (FCAA) is warning the public about potentially fraudulent ads by companies offering opportunities to work from home as securities traders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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