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5 new COVID-19 cases on PEI announced Sunday

The Prince Edward Islands Chief Public Health Office on Sunday announced five new COVID-19 cases.

According to a press release, two people are in their 60s, one is in his 50s, one is in his 40s and one is in his 30s.

“Four of the cases are related to travel outside the P.EI.,” the statement said. “One case is a close contact of a previously announced case linked to the cluster that began in Prince County. All five people are self-isolating and contact tracing is underway.”

Dr. Heather Morrison, the province’s top public health officer, urges islanders to be tested if they experience mild or severe COVID-19 symptoms.

“Individuals who experience symptoms should not participate in work, school, or other activities until they receive a negative test result, regardless of their vaccination status,” Morrison said in the announcement.

8 exposure messages associated with these cases:

Monday, November 22:

  • Atlantic Superstore, 465 University Ave, Charlottetown between 7 and at.
  • Sobeys (Allen Street), 400 University Avenue, Charlottetown, between 15.00 and 15.15
  • Atlantic Superstore, 465 University Ave, Charlottetown between 2:30 and 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 23:

  • Atlantic Superstore, 465 University Ave, Charlottetown between 12.30 and 17.30
  • Looks Hair Salon and Beauty Bar, 393 University Ave, Charlottetown between 9.00 and 11.00

Wednesday, November 24:

Thursday, November 25:

Friday the 26th of November

  • Atlantic Superstore, 465 University Ave, Charlottetown between 11:45 and 15:45
  • The Brick, 310 Charlottetown Mall, 670 University Avenue between 8 a.m. and 8:30 p.m., and between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Mark’s, 202 Buchanan Drive, Charlottetown between 7.15pm and 7.30pm
  • Sobeys (Allen Street), 400 University Avenue, Charlottetown between 7.45pm and 8pm
  • MacArthur Appliances, 96 Mt. Edward Road, Charlottetown between 15:45 and 16:15
  • Charlottetown Mall, 670 University Avenue, Charlottetown – various shops including Winners, Bluenotes, Garage and H&M between 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm

Saturday the 27th of November

  • Old Dublin Pub, 131 Sydney Street, Charlottetown, between 2pm and 4.45pm

There is a new announcement about aircraft exposure:

Prince Edward Island currently has 35 active cases of COVID-19 and has had 372 positive cases since the pandemic began.

Pr. On November 24, 94.5 percent of people 12 years of age and older had received at least one dose of vaccine, and 90.7 percent were fully vaccinated.

Everyone is encouraged to follow routine preventive measures:

  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water.
  • Cough and sneeze into the elbow or a napkin.
  • Get vaccinated.
  • Wear a non-medical mask indoors.
  • Stay home if you are not feeling well.
  • Limit touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Keep your circle of contacts small.
  • Physical distance – stay two meters apart.
  • Do not share items such as drinking glasses and water bottles.
  • Often clean surfaces such as faucets, door handles and countertops.
  • Visit a drop-in clinic to be tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms.