Sask.'s current public health measures to remain until Feb. 19
REGINA -- Saskatchewan officials have extended the current public health orders to Feb. 19.
Saskatchewan's Premier Scott Moe and Dr. Saqib Shahab will provide an update to COVID-19 restrictions and the Vaccine Delivery Plan Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m. This event will be streamed live on CTVNewsRegina.ca and CTVNewsSasaktoon.ca.
The current COVID-19 restrictions limit private gatherings to five people, and all must reside in the same household. A single-person household can join a household of four or fewer, for a maximum of five attendees in total.
Indoor public gatherings are limited to 30 people, for events such as weddings, funerals, banquets or conferences.
Both private and public outdoor gatherings are limited to no more than 10 people.
Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces, province wide. Visits to all long-term care and personal care homes are on hold, with exceptions made for compassionate reasons only.
At restaurants and bars, seating is limited to four people per table and establishments must take down contact information for each group.
All team and group sports, activities, games, recitals and practices are paused. This includes hockey, curling, cheerleading, dance and other sports. For children, groups of eight can still get together to practice or train.
TICKETS ISSUED TO SASKATOON, REGINA BARS
The province said tickets were issued to three Saskatchewan businesses for failing to abide by public health orders.
Crackers and the Crazy Cactus in Saskatoon; and Stats Cocktails and Dreams in Regina have each been fined $14,000.
“Public health inspectors will be supported in their efforts to ticket violators quickly, to ensure that businesses and events are brought into compliance as quickly as possible in addition to the enforcement efforts that have been undertaken by police agencies throughout the province,” the province said.