Vaccinations climbing in Sask. after COVID-19 crackdown, initial data shows – CBC

The province announced proof-of-vaccination policies on Thursday

Sep 20, 2021

As Saskatchewan broke multiple COVID-19 records over the weekend, there was at least one positive piece of information that started to become a little clearer.

COVID-19 vaccination numbers have begun to climb since Premier Scott Moe announced mandatory masking and proof-of-vaccination policies on Thursday.

Although it’s only three days’ worth of data, the initial signs point to a response from Saskatchewan residents who may have delayed or resisted getting a jab.

On every day since the province announced proof-of-vaccination policies, it administered more first doses of the vaccine than it has on any day since the end of July.

Vaccinations ramping up
Take a look at this chart, which maps out how many first and second doses the province administered on a given day.

The number of doses have followed a clear pattern, with the number of vaccines ramping up toward the end of the week, cresting over the weekend and then falling as the next week begins.

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