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Pukatawagan, Mathias Colomb Cree Nation locking back down following COVID-19 case surge

Pukatawagan, Mathias Colomb Cree Nation locking back down following COVID-19 case surge

District goes back to "red" on provincial pandemic response system
COVID-19 cases rise in Pukatawagan, Norway House, northern Sask. cases drop as people recover

COVID-19 cases rise in Pukatawagan, Norway House, northern Sask. cases drop as people recover

COVID-19 cases in the Northern Health Region (NHR) are rising, spurred on by growing cases in Norway House and Pukatawagan, while northern Saskatchewan infections are slowly going down.
Manitoba health order update includes mix of new rules, officials fear ICU, hospitalization surges

Manitoba health order update includes mix of new rules, officials fear ICU, hospitalization surges

Some changes are coming to Manitoba's public health orders, ahead of what public health officials worry may be a fall surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations in some areas. The province announced the changes Oct.
COVID-19 cases in areas near Flin Flon decline, Sask. and southern Manitoba still rising

COVID-19 cases in areas near Flin Flon decline, Sask. and southern Manitoba still rising

Cases down in Flin Flon district, Pelican Narrows, Deschambault Lake, new cases found in Creighton/Denare Beach
Five COVID-19 cases reported at Flin Flon schools since school start, cases considered "low risk"

Five COVID-19 cases reported at Flin Flon schools since school start, cases considered "low risk"

Includes three recent cases at Many Faces, one each at McIsaac, Ruth Betts
Sask. brings back indoor mask mandate, will require vaccination or negative test proof starting Oct. 1

Sask. brings back indoor mask mandate, will require vaccination or negative test proof starting Oct. 1

Masks in all indoor public spaces and either proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test - those are the terms for a pair of new Saskatchewan health orders. The changes were announced by the province and public health officials Sept.
NHR sees slight COVID-19 case spike, Flin Flon district cases jump, Sask. cases stay high

NHR sees slight COVID-19 case spike, Flin Flon district cases jump, Sask. cases stay high

Sask., far north east 2 cases see dramatic rise, Manitoba numbers see slight incline
Deschambault Lake calls COVID-19 outbreak, 50 active cases, variant of concern confirmed

Deschambault Lake calls COVID-19 outbreak, 50 active cases, variant of concern confirmed

A second community in northern Saskatchewan is the site of a COVID-19 outbreak. This time, it's Deschambault Lake.
Nearly 200 travellers to Canada used suspected fake COVID-19 tests

Nearly 200 travellers to Canada used suspected fake COVID-19 tests

And nine travellers to Canada have used suspected fake proof of vaccination 🤯
More provincial forest firefighters test positive for COVID-19, eight cases confirmed: SPSA

More provincial forest firefighters test positive for COVID-19, eight cases confirmed: SPSA

Cases found at Denare Beach, Pelican Narrows response area