Since March, we have been tracking how Saskatchewan residents have been holding up with COVID-19. Here are the latest results from October 26 to 29, 2020.

We surveyed 400 Saskatchewan residents on our consumer panel, SaskWatch Research®, each week.

Self-reported mental health remains steady, although stress levels due to the pandemic rise again.

Outlooks for the weeks ahead remain less optimistic.

Halloween plans appear to be very much tempered compared to a normal year, particularly as they relate to attending social engagements.

Find those BBQ tongs! One half of households plan to use this implement to safely hand out candy on Saturday night. Pre-bagging candy is also a common plan, and a few intend to use the honour system by leaving a bowl of candy out for kids. Other cool techniques mentioned by select respondents include the following:

Since March 23, 2020, we started sharing a few brief insights from our online community, SaskWatch Research®. As we monitor and trend the results by week, we will share the information with you as we get it.