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COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Friday, Oct. 30

A P.E.I. judge says COVID-19 symptoms and tests are causing delays in provincial court, and most funeral homes are sticking to the 50-personlimit at gatherings, even though multiple cohorts are allowed.

There are no active cases of COVID-19 on P.E.I.

Charlottetown Farmers’ Market will reopen the inside market on Saturday. (John Robertson/CBC)

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.

Economic problems caused by a lack tourists is a common theme in a study of how islands are dealing with the pandemic. (Shutterstock)

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.

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