Sask. NDP say now is not the time for the provincial government to let guard down against Omicron

The Sask. NDP believe the changes to COVID self isolation and close contact protocols are not in the best interest for the province.

NDP Leader Ryan Meili says the provincial government is not listening to the people of Saskatchewan. “Talk to Saskatchewan people not like somebody you’re trying to selling a used car, but somebody that you are actually that you are in a partnership and trying to do the best that you can.”

With the province decreasing self isolation periods that this will lead to a further spread of Omicron variant according to the Sask. NDP.

Meili says that the Omicron variant should not be compared to a seasonal influenza. “We’ve never seen a situation where a seasonal influenza has given us this level of inpatient admissions, this level of death, this a very different situation, that’s not a good analogy and I am somewhat disappointed to hear that from Dr. Shahab.”

The NDP leader added that the Premier hasn’t done enough to stop the spreading of the Omicron variant. “Acting sensibly before there is a problem is not overreacting, it’s acting wisely. Meili added “Scott Moe saw this coming, knew what it was doing everywhere else, had to time to act and get out of it and instead said no, we’re going do nothing.”


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