A person from the south zone has died after testing positive for COVID-19, marking the province’s 55th death related to the virus. Another 283 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Friday, bringing Saskatchewan’s active case count to 4,116.
The federal government has updated its deal with Moderna to secure the delivery of an additional 20 million doses of its vaccine candidate, and has signed a contract with FedEx Express Canada to handle the shipment of most vaccines within the country.
A doctor with the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA) is calling for more collaboration between Indigenous communities and the province on its COVID-19 response plan as cases in those regions continue to climb.
Canadian Pacific Railway says an investigation is underway following the release of a video showing one of the company's trains running over dozens of pronghorn antelope in southwestern Saskatchewan.