Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has announced COVID-19 cases continue to create significant ongoing community transmissions. He introduced new public health measures effective Thursday morning in addition to those already in effect running until January 15th. He explains private indoor gatherings will be limited to immediate household members only, single individuals are permitted to meet with one consistent household of less than five individuals for the duration of this order, there are exceptions for co-parent arrangements as well as care givers. He adds outdoor gatherings can be up to ten people which is a reduction from 30 provided that physical distancing between households can be maintained at such gatherings.
In addition effective Saturday morning personal services such as hair dressers may operate at 50 percent capacity and event venues like arenas and banquet facilities may have events up to 30 individuals. Effective Christmas morning retail services must reduce their capacity to 50 percent with large retail locations limited to 25 percent. More details can be found online at www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-healthorders.