The Government of Saskatchewan reported four new COVID-19 cases on Friday, according to a release.

The province said one new case is from the north central region, one is from the central west region, one is from the south west region and one is from the south central region.

Of the 1,638 total cases reported, 36 are considered active. Four more people recovered from the virus on Friday.

REGIONALLY:

  • One active case from the far north area (zero far north central, one far north west, zero far north east)
  • Seven active cases from the north area (four north west, three north central, zero north east)
  • 14 active cases from the Saskatoon area
  • Zero active cases from the Regina area
  • Four active cases from the central area (three central west, one central east)
  • Ten active cases from the south area (five south west, five south central, zero south east)
  • Three people are in hospital, including two in inpatient care and one in intensive care, all in Saskatoon.

On Thursday, 1,221 COVID-19 tests were performed in Saskatchewan.

DRIVE-THROUGH TESTING WILL BEGIN IN SASK.

REGINA

  • Open Tuesday, Sept. 8
  • International Trade Centre at Evraz Place - Hall C, 1700 Elphinstone St.
  • Tuesdays/Thursdays - 4 pm – 8 pm
  • Saturdays - 8 am – 4 pm

SASKATOON

  • Open Thursday, Sept. 10
  • 3630 Thatcher Ave.
  • Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays - 12 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Saturdays/Sundays - 8:30 am - 4 pm

POTENTIAL EXPOSURE IN PA, SHELL LAKE, NORTH BATTLEFORD, ASSINIBOIA

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is warning about potential exposure to COVID-19 at several locations between Aug. 28 and Aug. 31.

  • Aug. 28 from 12 p.m. -1 p.m. – Prince Albert, Lake Country Coop Food Store Cornerstone
  • Aug. 28 at 2 p.m to Aug 30 at 11 a.m. – Memorial Lake Regional Park campground (including Mini-Golf course)
  • Aug. 29 between 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. – Shell Lake General Store
  • Aug. 29 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Shell Lake, Liquor Vendor at the Teddy Bears Den Shell Lake General Store
  • Aug. 31 from 7 a.m. - 8 a.m. – North Battleford, Tim Hortons, Junction Highway 4 North and Territorial Drive, North Battleford
  • August 25, 2020 - Assiniboia, Fresh Start restaurant, 122 3rd Ave W., 1:20 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
  • August 25, 2020 - Assiniboia, Timothy Daniels Clothing Company, 316 Centre St., 2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Anyone at those locations on the specified dates and times are advised to self-isolate if they have had or are experiencing symptoms and to call HealthLine 811 for testing.