COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Wednesday, Dec. 30
Watch a CBC P.E.I. video about the impact of COVID-19 on P.E.I. over the last 10 months
A public meeting to decide the future of short-term rentals in Charlottetown was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the city says it's not planning to reschedule anytime soon.
P.E.I. professional rugby player Alysha Corrigan is now in London to join a team called the Saracens, despite COVID-19 related training and travel challenges.
As part of a series on how COVID-19 is affecting Islanders, a retail store manager talks about how the pandemic has affected her business.
CBC News looks back at the impact of COVID-19 on P.E.I. over the last 10 months.
On Tuesday, P.E.I. announced two new cases of COVID-19 in the province, both related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada.
P.E.I.'s Chief Public Health Office says the province expects to get its first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, 1,200 doses, this week.
After careful consideration, a P.E.I. nurse has decided not to get the vaccine because she is pregnant.
The Island has had 96 positive cases, with six still active. There have been no deaths or hospitalizations in the province.
Also in the news
- Two Islanders share their experience of living in England during the pandemic.
- Reflecting on the COVID-19 pandemic during a year-end interview with CBC News: Compass, Premier Dennis King said it will take time to balance the budget because many Islanders "need us to be there to get through COVID."
- A P.E.I. business selling geckos really took off during the pandemic, boosting sales by 600 per cent since the March lockdown.
- COVID testing clinics will have reduced hours on New Year's Eve and all will be closed on New Year's Day.
- 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.
Reminder about symptoms
The symptoms of COVID-19 can include:
- Cough or worsening of a previous cough.
- Possible loss of taste and/or smell.
- Sore throat.
- New or worsening fatigue.
- Shortness of breath.
- Runny nose.