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Saskatchewan to renew emergency order same day province lifts all COVID-19 measures

 


The Saskatchewan Party government, which has repeatedly said people need to "learn to live with COVID-19," is renewing its state of emergency.


Premier Scott Moe signed an order-in-council on Wednesday to extend the emergency order "to address the COVID-19 public health emergency."


The order will renew on Monday, the same day Saskatchewan is to lift all remaining pandemic restrictions, including an indoor mask mandate and the requirement to self-isolate after testing positive for COVID-19.


Saskatchewan's state of emergency order was re-enacted in September during the Delta wave, and gives the government power to redirect health-care workers.


It also gives the government broad authority to control travel within the province, to take control of the emergency response of a local authority and to require people to comply with any health orders.


A spokesperson for the premier's office says the order will remain in place until staff within the health-care system no longer need to be redeployed.


regina.ctvnews.ca/saskatchewan-to-renew-emergency-order-same-day-province-lifts-all-covid-19-measures-1.5794596

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