Saskatchewan Health reported 34 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon. 11 are in Regina, 9 in North Central, 8 in Saskatoon, 4 in Central West and two cases have locations pending. That brings the total of reported cases to 2174 with 238 considered active, 1911 people have recovered, nine are in hospital with two in intensive care.
With the increasing rise in cases linked to public and private social gatherings Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shabab states as of 12:01 AM Friday the maximum allowable gathering size for private gatherings in the home will be 15. He also strongly recommends masks be worn in all indoor public locations where physical distancing of two meters is not possible or predicable.