Premier hopes Sask. will have access to COVID Alert app within weeks

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Premier Scott Moe says a COVID-19 alert app is coming to Saskatchewan.

During a news conference on Wednesday, Moe said the app is expected to be made available to residents within the next couple of weeks. Currently, he said, the government is in consultation with the Saskatchewan Health Authority on the topic.

"It will, again, be one additional tool that will be available for the people of this province to ensure that we are flattening the curve and continuing to reduce the spread of COVID-19," said Moe.

The work to development an alert app began in Ontario, he said. Now, the federal government has adopted it, providing the potential to have it available across Canada.

"Aside from Ontario, that was working on this earlier, all of the provinces are now working with the federal government on…
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