In the province’s roadmap, 70% of residents 12 and older were to be vaccinated with their first dose before all restrictions were lifted. According to Sunday’s update, 69% of that population received at least their first dose.
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“As we are now so close to the final threshold, we are able to announce that Stage 3 will be fully implemented on Sunday July 11,” said Premier Scott Moe.
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“We are able to make this announcement because so many Saskatchewan residents have done their part by getting vaccinated, so I would like to say thank you to the people of Saskatchewan. For the past 15 months, Saskatchewan residents have diligently followed public health guidelines and restrictions, and in recent months, they have followed by getting vaccinated. “
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Officials previously announced on Saturday that the province is expected to begin Stage 3 on July 11, removing all restrictions except the masking mandate and rally size limits.
A total of 997,818 vaccines have been administered in the province.
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