COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Tuesday, Nov. 10

The province has three active cases of COVID-19.

1 new case of COVID-19

One new case of COVID-19 was announced on P.E.I. on Tuesday. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press)

P.E.I. Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison announced one new case of COVID-19 at her regular pandemic briefing Tuesday.

The new case is a woman in 20s who is a close contact of one of the cases announced Friday. The woman was self-isolating with one of the positive cases.

The province has three active cases of COVID-19. P.E.I. has seen a total of 67 cases, with no deaths and no hospitalizations.

P.E.I. is aiming to start COVID-19 vaccinations in early 2021 in wake of promising news from Pfizer this week.

Also, P.E.I. has put in an order for more flu vaccines after distributing nearly 79,200 doses. The Chief Public Health Office called it one of the largest uptakes ever. 

The Charlottetown Legion is not able to put out as many cans for poppy donations this year. (Jessica Doria-Brown/CBC News)

The Charlottetown Legion is bracing for a big drop in funds raised in its poppy campaign this year, which mean less money for charities supporting veterans.

The association representing airports in Atlantic Canada has asked all four provincial governments to begin testing passengers flying into the region's airports for COVID-19. 

P.E.I. school are proceeding with parent-teacher interviews despite the pandemic, here's what that will look like

Also in the news

  • The Duke of Edinburgh program on P.E.I. has taken a major hit because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The Seniors College of P.E.I. has decided to cancel its winter term, which normally runs in January and February.
  • A new survey could determine who will be the first in Canada to get the COVID-19 vaccine. 
  • The West Prince Christmas Hampers Group is asking donors for cash this year instead of physical items.
  • There will be no Christmas open houses hosted by the lieutenant-governor this year, or a levee to ring in the new year.

Further resources

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