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COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Wednesday, Sept. 16

Some P.E.I. MPs are returning in person to Parliament next week, and plans are being made for Halloween in the COVID-19 pandemic.

State of public health emergency was declared 6 months ago today

With the pedestrian shuttle removed from service, people will need their own vehicles to cross Confederation Bridge while COVID-19 remains a threat. (Gail Harding/CBC)

Two Charlottetown business groups are saying this is not the right time to boost downtown parking fees, with the owner of Peakes Quay calling the move "a slap on the face."

U-pick operators on P.E.I. are taking extra precautions this year because of COVID-19.

Some P.E.I. MPs are returning to Ottawa to attend Parliament for the first time since the pandemic was declared.

Halloween might look a little different on P.E.I. this year during the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Heather Morrison said during her weekly public briefing.

The Parkdale Sherwood Lions Club is reopening Friday, Saturday and Sunday to the first 100 bingo players in line. (Shane Ross/CBC)

Dozens of Islanders with daubers and face masks will be shouting "Bingo!" on Friday for the first time since March as a Charlottetown bingo hall gets set to reopen.

P.E.I. Premier Dennis King expressed his pride in the work that Islanders have done to control the spread of COVID-19, six months after the first case hit the Island, and acknowledged the fatigue everyone is feeling.

The pedestrian shuttle for the Confederation Bridge remains out of service and there are no immediate plans to resume it while COVID-19 is still a threat to safety, says the bridge's general manager.

Door-to-door canvassing by candidates will not be part of the campaign during the upcoming byelection in Charlottetown-Winsloe.

P.E.I. has confirmed a total of 57 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, with no deaths or hospitalizations, and one currently considered active.

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