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The SHA issued a notice of the gospel revival event on Thursday, recommending anyone who attended the event on October 4 to immediately self-isolate and call local public health officials or HealthLine 811 for a risk assessment if they were not wearing their household mask, bubble stick or if they shared food or drink during the event.
An outbreak at Prince Albert’s Full Gospel Outreach Center reported earlier in the week had been linked to six confirmed cases and five potential cases as of Thursday.No fines had been issued but Dr Saqib Shahab, medical officer of health in provincial chief said health officials were examining the possibility of a sanction.
Nine of the active cases in the Center-East zone are linked to a single workplace, including employees and close contacts. The province did not identify the workplace.
Of the new cases on Saturday, 11 are in Central East (11), Central North (seven), Far Northeast (four), Saskatoon (three), Regina (three), Midwest (two), the South-East (two), Zones North-West (one) and North-East (one).
Six people are currently hospitalized, including two in intensive care.
Of the 2,068 reported cases in the province, 310 are travelers, 1,027 are community contacts including mass gatherings, 592 have no known exposure and 139 are under public health investigation local.
As of Friday, 1,760 COVID-19 tests were performed in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of tests performed in the province to 211,320.
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