COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What’s happening the week of May 15 – CBC

2 hospitals dealing with outbreaks

May 16, 2022

Not as many P.E.I. children are enrolled in the province’s new universal pre-K program, and the pandemic may be playing a role in that.

People aged 60 and older are now eligible for a second COVID-19 booster vaccine, four months after receiving their first.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s Unit 2 is closed to most new admissions following a COVID-19 outbreak there.

New Brunswick has the highest positivity rate at its COVID-19 testing sites in the country.

Newfoundland and Labrador will drop its mask mandate in schools after the Victoria Day long weekend.

On Thursday Nova Scotia reported 18 new deaths over the previous week. It was the third highest number of weekly deaths of COVID-19.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-covid-weekly-may-15-1.6454665

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