COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Monday, May 25
Next COVID-19 briefing scheduled for Tuesday
P.E.I. Premier Dennis King and his PC government have soared in popularity during the pandemic, according to a new poll.
A team of 28 Islanders from various backgrounds and organizations has been created to establish a plan for recovery and growth potential for the province over the next one, two, five and 10 years.
CBC News: Compass, P.E.I.'s 6 p.m. television news show, will return to its one-hour format June 15. It had been reduced to a half-hour in March due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Charlottetown restaurants are keen to set up patios to make physical distancing easier when they reopen June 1.
UPEI is planning a balance of online and in-person options for students when it reopens in the fall.
Dr. Heather Morrison, P.E.I.'s chief public health officer, is expected to give her next COVID-19 briefing Tuesday at 11 a.m. Morrison has led Islanders through the two months of the pandemic. Read more about her here.
P.E.I. has had 27 confirmed cases of COVID-19. All have recovered. More than 5,300 people on P.E.I. have been tested.
Also in the news
- Some retail stores and services such as barbers and massage therapists began reopening Friday during Phase 2 of the province's ease-back plan.
- Some Island fishermen say a week into the delayed spring season, they're just not able to sell everything they're catching.
- P.E.I. campgrounds say they are struggling to prepare with lack of government information.
- The P.E.I. Legislature will hold its first sitting Tuesday since the start of the pandemic, and there have been some changes made.
- The Confederation Centre of the Arts is surveying Islanders to ask what kind of programming they might like to see this summer when pandemic restrictions ease.
- Here is information for living with the COVID-19 pandemic on P.E.I. — including information on government relief programs, physical distancing measures, and essential health services.
- Here are charts tracking COVID-19 numbers and a timeline of COVID-19-related events on P.E.I.