COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What’s happening the week of April 17 – CBC

Province reported 2 COVID-related deaths last week

Apr 18, 2022

Some Island seniors say they are grateful to be resuming more activities outside the home, but they hope the province takes a cautious approach when lifting remaining public health restrictions.

Some communities on P.E.I. may soon be looking for information about COVID-19 in wastewater, as other Canadian jurisdictions have.

With the pandemic in its third year people are looking to travel again, and that’s leading to a backlog and delays in passport renewals and applications.

As of April 12, there were 17 people in hospital who were admitted due to COVID-19, including three in intensive care. Another 19 were admitted for other reasons and were positive for the coronavirus at or after admission. The province was averaging 317 cases a day over the previous seven days.

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