Released April 7, 2021
WEYBURN – The Government of Saskatchewan cautioned on Wednesday about variants of concern (VOC) beginning to rise across southern Saskatchewan, particularly in the Moose Jaw and Weyburn areas.
Residents in these areas are urged to adhere to best personal protective measures:
- Wear your mask in all public places including all workplaces
- Wash non-medical masks daily
- Maintain physical distancing
- Wash your hands frequently
- Reduce activities outside of your home. Order take-out or curbside pick-up. If you are able to work from home, work from home at this time.
- Avoid all unnecessary travel to and from Moose Jaw and Weyburn.
The Chief Medical Health Officer also extend provincial public health orders for Regina and area to remain in effect until April 26, 2021 and be reviewed at that time:
- Restricting private indoor gatherings to immediate household members only;
- All restaurants and licensed establishments must close for in-person dining;
- Most event venues supporting 30 persons or less are not permitted to operate; and
- Travel is also not recommended in or out of the Regina area unless absolutely necessary.
Full details on current public health measures can be found at www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-measures.