The Saskatchewan government reports health care workers, patients and families entering hospitals in the province will now have the protection of a safe zone or bubble. Legislation has been passed to create and enforce safe access zones around hospitals. Any protests near hospitals must now be outside of a 50 meter perimeter to ensure people accessing the facilities aren’t delayed or harassed.
Saskatchewan health reported 90 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon bringing the seven day average of new cases to 95. Of the total 80,571 identified cases 994 are active, 78,663 people have recovered and 148 are in hospital. Far Northeast Two reports one new case with 8 cases now reported as active.