Saskatchewan Health advised with the long weekend coming up there may be social or peer pressure to attend events that you feel pose an unacceptable amount of risk to you and your family. They state decisions not to attend are your own and are not cause for ridicule or shame as family and friends should understand and respect measures that people are taking to stay healthy and prevent the spread of COVID-19. They reported today 50 new cases bringing the provincial total to 1268 with 44 in the North, 3 in the South, 2 in Regina and 1 in the Central region. 44 of these cases are from one communal living setting. Of the total 322 cases are active, 929 have recovered and 15 are in hospital.
Meanwhile Manitoba Public Health announced today three new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the province. Two of the new cases are in the Interlake Eastern health region and one in the Winnipeg health region. That brings the total number of reported cases to 407. A case that was identified on July 25th from the Winnipeg region is being removed from the case totals after investigation determined the man had recovered from a previous infection from another province. Of the total74 cases are active, 325 individuals have recovered and six are in hospital with four in intensive care.