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New COVID-19 case reported in Lloydminster

According to the Alberta Health Services virus data map, a new COVID-19 case was reported over the weekend in Lloydminster. As of Monday, the central zone has 49 active cases and 590 recoveries out of 646 cases since March. The province recorded 418 new cases over the weekend with 105 new cases on reported Friday, 173 new cases on Saturday …

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Spiro’s receiving Sask. ABEX award for community involvement

Spiro’s Family restaurant is being recognized by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce for their community efforts. The restaurant found out on September 9th they had won the 2020 ABEX Award for community involvement, just a few weeks after celebrating 50 years in the community. “We were freaking out. We didn’t even know what to do, we’re sort of still on …

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Sask. North West zone records new COVID-19 case

A new COVID-19 Case has been reported in the North West zone within the last 24 hours. The case was in the subregion, which contains Lloydminster and Maidstone. The region now has a total of three active cases. The zone with Wilkie and Cut Knife has two active cases. There were a total of seven new cases recorded in Saskatchewan …

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Possible COVID-19 exposure in North Battleford, Shell Lake and Prince Albert

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is warning residents about possible COVID-19 exposure after a person who tested positive visited businesses in North Battleford, Shell Lake and Prince Albert. Anyone who visited the following businesses on the specific dates is asked to monitor for symptoms for 14 days: August 28 from 12 p.m. -1 p.m. – Prince Albert, Lake Country Coop Food …

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New COVID-19 case reported in Sask. North West zone

A positive COVID-19 case has been confirmed in Saskatchewan’s North West zone, which includes Lloydminster. The zone has seven active cases with one case being reported in the last day, and another being a case with a previously unknown location. The Lloydminster and area sub-region remains at two active cases, the region including Turtleford is at zero, and the zone …

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MLA Young believes Sask. budget shows promising future

Lloydminster MLA Colleen Young believes Saskatchewan’s forecasted budget shows that the province is on the right path to economic recovery. In the first quarter budget update on Thursday, Finance Minister Donna Harpauer estimates a $2.1 billion deficit in 2020-21 with an expected $125 million surplus by 2024-25. “Yes, we have a deficit, but it’s a much-needed deficit at this point …

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Sask. details school plans if a child gets sick

Saskatchewan informed parents on what to expect when schools reopen on September 8th, which includes information on next steps if your child gets sick. The information packages sent to parents will contain the Safe Schools Plan, which goes over best practices on how to prepare for back to school, detailed fact-sheets on COVID-19 testing options, the process of who is …

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Sask. schools required to apply for return to school funding

Saskatchewan is set to receive $74.9 million of the $2 billion promised by the federal government to help school divisions get ready for the return to classes. On Wednesday, the federal government announced the funding to provinces and territories for the safe reopening of schools. Part of the money will be given out this fall with the rest expected in …

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30 people recover from COVID-19; three new cases in Saskatchewan

There are currently only 60 active cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan. Over the last 24 hours, 30 people have recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries in the province to 1,520. Three new cases of COVID-19 have been reported, all of the new cases are in Saskatoon. There is only one active case in the North West 2 zone containing …

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Residents in Recovery welcomes back in-person programming

Residents in Recovery to close summer 2020 with resumed services and a new website. Those on the journey of recovery will have a couple of options as Residents in Recovery resumes limited in-person services. As of August 19th, the organization has begun offering the service again with a combination of virtual and face-to-face programming due to Over the past few …

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