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COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Wednesday, Sept. 23

One new case of COVID-19 on P.E.I., and traffic at the Charlottetown airport was down 94 per cent over the summer.

The APM Centre in Cornwall, P.E.I., is anticipating its first loss in 18 years

There have been 58 cases of COVID-19 on P.E.I. since the pandemic began, with 57 cases considered recovered. (CBC)

One new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed on P.E.I. 

Traffic at the Charlottetown airport was down 94 per cent over the summer and now the Atlantic Canada Airport Association is asking the federal government for financial support. 

The APM Centre in Cornwall, P.E.I., is anticipating its first loss in 18 years. The recreational facility makes money off membership and rental fees — both dropped during the pandemic. 

A new incubator for the neonatal ICU  at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital will keep more babies on the Island. The Wo-He-Lo group raised money for the machine online after COVID-19 cancelled the spring and fall clothing fundraisers.

Hardware stores have done well in the pandemic. (John Robertson/CBC)

Retail sales are down overall in the pandemic, but there have been both winners and losers.

Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison is warning that with case numbers rising in other parts of Canada Islanders must be on guard against a second wave of COVID-19.

Trick or treating will be allowed this Halloween, despite the pandemic.

As the term starts at Holland College, here's how two instructors are adjusting to educate their students during the pandemic.

The pandemic won't stop trick or treating on P.E.I. (John Robertson/CBC)

A P.E.I. man has failed in his effort to fight a $1,000 fine for failing to self-isolate due to COVID-19.

There have been 58 cases of COVID-19 on P.E.I. since the pandemic began, with 57 considered recovered. There have been no deaths and no hospitalizations.

Also in the news

  • Officials with the province say P.E.I.'s 811 lines were reaching capacity on Monday, causing the line to ring busy for some Islanders.
  • The province announced it will use part of its federal COVID-19 relief grant to provide licensed early learning and child-care centres with additional support staff, personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies to meet health and safety measures.
  • The Canada Games should be back on schedule for P.E.I.'s turn in 2023, and changes forced by the pandemic could create some opportunities.

Further resources

More COVID-19 stories from CBC P.E.I.

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