The Saskatchewan Health Authority issued COVID-19 exposure alerts in three communities on Friday, as a Saskatchewan hockey team in Melfort said one of its players has tested positive.
The health authority warned Friday of potential COVID-19 exposures at two businesses in Rosetown, which were visited by a person who was likely infectious:
- Shop Easy — 118 First Ave. E. on Sept. 15, 16, 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
- Co-op Home Centre — 310 Highway 7 W., on Sept. 18, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The SHA said a person or persons visited numerous businesses in Prince Albert while they were likely infectious.
On Sept. 18 they visited:
- Kal Tire — 300 38th St. E., between 9:30-10:30 a.m.
- Kal Tire — 300 38th St. E., 1:30-2:30 p.m.
- Shaw Communications — 2990 Second Ave. W., 11:30 a.m.-12 noon
- Vu's Garden Restaurant — 2805 Sixth Ave. E., 12:00 noon -12:30 p.m.
- Canaba Cannabis — 3332 Second Ave. W., 12:30-1:30 p.m.
- Lake Country Co-op Cornerstone Gas Bar — 801 15th St. E., 3:00-3:30 p.m.
On Sept. 21, the person visited:
- Harold's Family Foods — 200 28th St. E., 11:00 a.m.-12 noon
- Source for Sports — 365 Marquis Rd. W., 12:30-1:30 p.m.
- Walmart — 800 15th St. E., 1:30-2:30 p.m.
- Real Canadian Superstore — 591 15th St. E., 3:30-4:30 p.m.
The health authority also issued a warning of potential exposure in Yorkton at the Pumphouse Athletic Club, at 27B Second Ave. N. on Sept. 18, between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., and on Sept. 19 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
"Public Health officials are advising individuals who were at this location on the specified dates during the specified times to self-monitor for 14 days," the SHA said.
"If you have had or develop symptoms of COVID-19, immediately self-isolate and call HealthLine 811 to arrange for testing."
Melfort Mustangs player tests positive
The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, the Melfort Mustangs and the City of Melfort issued a brief statement on Friday afternoon saying a player for the Mustangs tested positive for COVID-19.
"The player and the close contacts have been identified and contacted by the local Public Health office and have been advised to self-isolate," the statement said.
The statement said Saskatchewan Health Authority guidelines were followed and are being followed by the affected person, and there was limited contact in the community.
SHA warns of Saskatoon exposures
The health authority issued a warning about potential COVID-19 exposures in Saskatoon at businesses a person or persons attended while likely infectious.
Those who visited the Walmart Supercentre at 225 Betts Avenue from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 19; the Market Mall Planet Fitness location from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and the KFC on 1808 McOrmond Drive from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. were advised to self-monitor for 14 days.
If COVID-19 symptoms develop, people were advised to self-isolate and contact the 8-1-1 HealthLine to arrange for testing.
'Individual' at Holy Cross tests positive
The Greater Saskatoon Catholic School division issued a statement on Saturday that said an individual at Holy Cross High School tested positive for COVID-19, the second positive case at the school.
The division said it was unable to share or discuss details about the case to protect the privacy of the individuals.
"The Saskatchewan Health Authority has not declared an outbreak," the statement said.
"Risk of exposure for anyone not considered a close contact remains low. Classes will continue as scheduled."