in a video posted On his Twitter page Thursday, Prime Minister Scott Moe said that COVID-19 collection restrictions and other measures have not been “ruled out” for next week.
With Omicron cases on the rise in the province, Moe added that officials are watching the situation “very closely.”
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“We should be worried about Omicron, but not panic,” Moe said towards the end of the video.
“The case count is definitely increasing and will continue to increase in the days to come.”
He added that serious cases and hospitalizations “remain low and manageable.”
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“We don’t want to shut down activities again, restrict businesses in our communities, and take away your personal freedoms.”
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Moe said there are some actions residents can take to protect themselves and others and keep pressure off the health care system.
Moe advises residents to get their booster shot, which he acknowledged may not prevent them from contracting the coronavirus, but it should prevent them from actually getting sick.
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He also encouraged residents to pick up a rapid test box and test regularly to make sure COVID-19 is not spreading.
“The good news is that our Saskatchewan healthcare workers have done an extraordinary job implementing our booster program and distributing free rapid test kits across the province,” Moe said.
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