COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Tuesday, Dec. 1

All's quiet at Charlottetown Airport, and holiday shoppers offered free parking in downtown Charlottetown.

Source of student's COVID-19 infection still unknown

It continues to be quiet at the Charlottetown Airport during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the CEO sees hope on the horizon after the federal government's fiscal update on Monday. (Kirk Pennell/CBC)

P.E.I.'s Chief Public Health Office still doesn't know how a high school student diagnosed with COVID-19 on the weekend caught the disease.

Holiday shoppers are receiving their own gift from the City of Charlottetown this December: free parking downtown

The lack of activity at Charlottetown Airport is "surreal," the CEO says.

The province is hoping a new web page will make it easier for people to buy and ship Island seafood products locally and across Canada. 

Santa Claus began a series of drive-by tours of Charlottetown Monday night, accompanied by bright lights and sirens. Tuesday night's tour was postponed due to poor weather.

The jolly old elf has been pre-approved for travel to P.E.I. Christmas Eve, as well.

Volunteers in Montague remain busy preparing a free weekly meal for people in the community who need it. (Jessica Doria-Brown/CBC)

A Montague couple has adapted to ensure the weekly free meal offered at a local church is still on the table during the pandemic.

P.E.I. has seen a total of 72 cases, with no deaths and no hospitalizations.

Nova Scotia reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the province's total active cases to 142.

In New Brunswick, seven new cases were reported and 11 more people recovered, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 116.

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Further resources

  • 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 look at how coronavirus is spreading across Canada.

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