COVID-19: Regina and area updates for April 1
REGINA -- Here is the latest information on COVID-19 for Regina and area for Wednesday, April 1.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
COVID-19 cases in Sask.
The province announced a third death related to COVID-19 on Wednesday. The person was in their 80s. There are also nine new cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 193.
Sask. extends state of emergency
Premier Scott Moe has extended the province's state of emergency for another two weeks.
Opposition leader Andrew Scheer speaks in Regina
Outgoing federal Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer spoke in Regina on Wednesday morning. He called on Ottawa to delay increasing carbon prices and refund GST payments collected in the past six months.
Riders' QB encourages Sask. to flatten the curve
Roughriders' quarterback Cody Fajardo spoke to CTV Morning Live Regina on Wednesday, encouraging Saskatchewan residents to lead the charge to flatten the curve so Regina can host the Grey Cup in 2020.
PM Justin Trudeau shouts out Regina's Sikh community
Prime Ministery Justin Trudeau gave a shout out to Regina's Sikh community for its work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Premier donating scheduled salary increase
Premier Scott Moe says he will donate his scheduled salary increase to charities in the province. He's encouraging other MLAs to do the same.