COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Saturday, Oct. 31
There are no active cases of COVID-19 on P.E.I.
Halloween is on Saturday for Prince Edward Island. Dr. Heather Morrison, the province's chief public health officer, has offered tips for safe trick-or-treating during the pandemic.
Tignish has set a Halloween curfew for 6 p.m.
The Collaborative Emergency Centre at Western Hospital in Alberton, P.E.I., will be closed from Saturday at 8 p.m. until Sunday at 8 a.m.
P.E.I. Judge Jeff Lantz says COVID-19 symptoms and tests are causing delays in provincial court.
The Charlottetown Farmers' Market building opened to the public Saturday for the first time since March.
The clocks move back one hour Sunday at 2 a.m.
There have been 64 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on P.E.I. and all are considered recovered. There have been no hospitalizations or deaths, and there is no evidence of community spread.
Also in the news
- 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 annual poppy campaign on P.E.I. starts Friday, and organizers hope COVID-19 won't hurt fundraising efforts.
- 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.