COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Friday, Oct. 30
There are no active cases of COVID-19 on P.E.I.
P.E.I. Judge Jeff Lantz says COVID-19 symptoms and tests are causing delays in provincial court.
Funeral homes on P.E.I. say they are mostly limiting the number of mourners at funerals to 50, because they are not set up to handle more safely under the new normal.
An economic outlook from the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council this week shows some relative bright spots for the P.E.I. economy, but also points to ongoing challenges.
N.S. Health is warning travellers in the region of the possibility of exposure to COVID-19 on two flights into Halifax last week.
The Charlottetown Farmers' Market building will open to the public Saturday for the first time since March.
The annual poppy campaign on P.E.I. starts Friday, and organizers hope COVID-19 won't hurt fundraising efforts.
Halloween is on for Prince Edward Island, and Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison offered tips for safe trick-or-treating during the pandemic.
There have been 64 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on P.E.I. and all 64 cases are now considered recovered. There have been no hospitalizations or deaths, and there is no evidence of community spread.
Also in the news
- Mental health calls to police have been soaring in recent years, and the pandemic appears to be making the problem worse.
- Demand is up at P.E.I.'s main food bank and soup kitchen, and its manager says there's a direct link to the pandemic.
- Island schools are still COVID-free, but teachers are reporting heavier workloads and stress related to the pandemic.
- 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 is a chart tracking COVID-19 numbers and a timeline of COVID-19-related events on P.E.I.
- Here is a look at how coronavirus is spreading across Canada.