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COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Wednesday, Oct. 7

New Brunswick health officials have identified potential public exposure to COVID-19 at the Moncton Costco Optical Centre and Moncton St-Hubert restaurant, sites popular with Islanders making day trips to shop in the Moncton area.

The federal COVID-19 alert app will be available in P.E.I. starting tomorrow

Today is the last day for the New Brunswick checkpoint at Confederation Bridge. (Brian McInnis/CBC)

New Brunswick health officials have identified potential public exposure to COVID-19 at the Moncton Costco Optical Centre and Moncton St-Hubert restaurant, sites popular with Islanders making day trips to shop in the Moncton area.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially challenging  and "scary" for Island residents with intellectual and physical disabilities, says the executive director of the P.E.I. Council of People with Disabilities.

Voters in P.E.I.'s District 10, Charlottetown-Winsloe are going to see a different look at the polling station during the Island's first COVID-19 pandemic election on Nov. 2.

An Egyptian immigrant on P.E.I. is growing increasingly frustrated that his wife and son are stuck in Egypt, despite his son being a Canadian citizen. The pandemic is causing further delays.

Santa's float in Summerside won't be moving this year. (Jessica Doria-Brown/CBC )

Details are falling into place for the stationary Santa Claus Parade the city of Summerside is having this year, as a COVID-19 safety precaution.

Starting tomorrow travellers will no longer be screened by New Brunswick officials at the Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia borders.

There have been 61 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the Island, with 58 considered recovered. There have been no hospitalizations or deaths, and there is no evidence of community spread.

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