Sask limits household bubbles to immediate households only, worship services limited to no more than 30 people
Vaccination booking system expanding to ages 52+ province-wide
April 13, 2021, 1:46 pm
Effective immediately, Saskatchewan is limiting household bubbles to immediate households only for all of Saskatchewan.
The new Public Health Order will also include limits of worship gathering sizes to allow no more than 30 people effective 12:01 Friday April 16.
These Public Health Order measures are in effect until April 26 and will be reviewed at that time.
Vaccination Booking System Expanding to Ages 52+ Province Wide
In an effort to continue to protect residents as quickly as possible, the eligible age for booking vaccination appointments online or by telephone is also being lowered from 55 to 52.
This change will take effect at 8 a.m. Wednesday April 14.
Online appointments can be made by visiting www.saskatchewan.ca/COVID19. People who do not have a cell phone or email account or need assistance can book by calling 1-833-SaskVax (1-833-727-5829).
There are also several changes being made to the vaccine delivery plan to include more vulnerable groups to priority vaccination including all pregnant woman, young adults ages 16 and 17 who are considered clinically extremely vulnerable and everyone over the age of 40 in the far north. Pregnant women and vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds will receive an eligibility letter from their physician and will need to use the 1-833-SaskVax telephone number to book.
Additional information on how to book your appointment is available at www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-vaccine-booking.
The Regina COVID-19 vaccine drive thru has expanded eligibility to include all residents aged 49-54 years only. This clinic will be first come first serve, open 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily at Evraz Place on the Regina Exhibition grounds.
For further information on all drive-thru clinics in the province, including wait times, see https://www.saskhealthauthority.ca/news/service-alerts-emergency-events/Pages/COVID-19-Vaccine-Drive-Thru-Wait-Times.aspx.
The speed of the immunization delivery plan continues to be dependent on vaccine supply.
An additional 7,846 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 298,767.
The 7,846 doses of COVID-19 vaccine reported today were administered to residents living in the following regions: Far North West (40), Far North Central (1), Far North East (40), North West (137), North Central (311), North East (78), Saskatoon (1,632), Central West (339), Central East (589), Regina (2,742), South West (324), South Central (331) and South East (1,051). There were 231 doses administered with zone of residence pending.
Fifty-three per cent of Saskatchewan residents age 50+ have received their first dose.
All vaccine administration details for the province, including first and second doses, can be found on the dashboard at https://dashboard.saskatchewan.ca/health-wellness. As the source database for vaccine information, Panorama is subject to continuous data updates which may result in revised counts, day over day.
The AstraZeneca Covax shipment (9,800 doses) is expected to arrive in Saskatchewan today (April 13).