14 new COVID-19 cases in Sask., 144 cases active
REGINA -- The province reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.
There are 144 active cases out of 1,927 reported to date.
There are nine new recoveries for a total of 1,759.
There are four new cases in Regina, five in the central east part of the province, one in the north central, two in the south west and one in the south central zone.
Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab said people should continue to practice safety this fall and into the winter.
“It’s really up to us,” he said. “The risks of transmission increase in the fall as we move indoors, but it’s doubly important to practice what we’ve been doing so well.”
- 444 cases are from the south area (224 south west, 201 south central, 19 south east)
- 393 cases are from the Saskatoon area
- 359 cases are from the far north area (350 far north west, 0 far north central, 9 far north east)
- 279 cases are from the north area (132 north west, 79 north central, 68 north east)
- 264 cases are from the central area (176 central west, 88 central east)
- 188 cases are from the Regina area
The SHA performed 2,211 tests on Wednesday.
POTENTIAL EXPOSURES REPORTED AT REGINA BUSINESSES
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is notifying the public that individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 visited businesses in Regina last week when they were likely infectious.
- Sept. 24: Once Upon a Child, 2779 Avonhurst Drive, Regina, from 12 to 1 p.m.
- Sept. 24: A&W restaurant, 2701 Avonhurst Drive, Regina, from 1 to 2 p.m.
- Sept. 24: Amazing Adventures, 210 Leonard Street, Regina from 5:45 to 7 p.m.
- Sept. 25: Harbour Landing Co-op, 4560 Parliament Ave, Regina, from 4:45 to 5:05 p.m.
“Public Health officials are advising individuals who were at these locations on the specified dates during the specified times to immediately self-isolate if they have had or currently have symptoms of COVID-19 and to call HealthLine 811 to arrange for testing,” the SHA said in a news release on Wednesday.
EXPOSURE WARNING AT MCDONALDS, BURGER KING, CINEPLEX IN WARMAN, SASKATOON
People who tested COVID-19 positive were at the following businesses when they were likely infectious, according to the Saskatchewan Health Authority:
- Sept. 25: Warman McDonalds from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- Sept. 25: Warman Burger King from 5:50 to 6:30 p.m.
- Sept. 26: Cineplex Cinemas at the Centre, 3510 Eighth St. E, Saskatoon, attended the Unhinged movie between 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in theatre 5