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COVID-19: Saskatchewan adds 49 cases, closes Saskatoon drive-thru due to weather

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WATCH: Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said on Tuesday that the government has no plans for vaccine passports and would not expect people, once the emergency order is no longer in place after July 11, to have to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine to attend things like concerts or sporting events. – Jun 29, 2021

There are 49 new COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan, 14 of which are in the far north east region of the province.

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Across the province, there are 421 active cases Saturday.

In hospital, there are 60 COVID-19 patients including nine receiving intensive care.

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Saskatchewan expects 70% of residents to be fully vaccinated by the end of July – Jun 30, 2021

The province reported no new deaths on July 3.

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Since the province’s last update on Friday, 8,392 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered.

Saskatoon’s drive-thru vaccine clinic at Prairieland Park was closed by the Saskatchewan Health Authority on Saturday due to extreme hot weather.

 

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