Despite a drop in new cases on Tuesday, Saskatchewan’s fee of energetic COVID-19 cases is now the very best within the nation.
According to information from Health Canada, Saskatchewan had an energetic case fee of 319 per 100,000 inhabitants on Tuesday, a rise of 1 from the day earlier than.
While Alberta was beforehand tied with Saskatchewan, its energetic case fee has dropped to 302.
The nationwide common fee at the moment sits at 215.
On Tuesday, the provincial government prolonged its present COVID-19 public health orders to not less than Jan. 29.
The orders imply solely speedy family members can collect indoors, though teams of as much as 10 people are nonetheless allowed to collect outdoors.
Mandatory masking remains to be in impact, as are restrictions on sports activities, health, dance and locations of worship.
Provincial Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab stated Tuesday that the subsequent three months will be essential.
Dr. Shahab urged everybody within the province to observe the provincial restrictions.
He believed the excessive energetic case counts will imply extra hospitalizations and ICU visits per week from now.
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