January 20, 2021

COVID-19 in PEI: What Happens on Thursday, December 31st

PEI has received 1,200 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, and vaccinations for some residents of long-term care facilities may begin as early as next Tuesday.

New Year’s Eve has finally arrived on Prince Edward Island, and like many things affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, the celebrations will be a little different for islanders and businesses.

Pavos is one of the numerous celebrations that could be affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, and for a family from the first nation on the island of Lenox, going without is a challenge.

A dentist looks back on the frustration he experienced in trying to help his patients during the control of infections on the island.

A public meeting to determine the future of short-term rentals in Charlottetown has been adjourned due to the COVID-19 epidemic, and the city says it does not plan to reconsider at any time.

An Oxford University researcher, originally from Summerside, talks about the importance of controlling boundaries during epidemics.

Despite training and travel challenges related to COVID-19, PEI professional rugby player Alisha Gorigan is now in London to join the Saracens.

Although the new face of dentistry is not pretty, Janice Stewart is relieved that she can at least open her clinic and see patients. (Submitted by Janice Stewart)

As part of a series on how COVID-19 affects islanders, a retail store manager talks about how the epidemic has affected his business.

CBC News looks back on the impact of COVID-19 on PEI over the past 10 months.

There are 96 positive cases on the island, six of which are still active. No deaths or hospitalization in the province.

In the news

More resources

  • Here Information for survival With COVID-19 infection in PEI – including information on government relief programs, physical distance measures and essential health services.
  • Check out how the corona virus looks here Spread across Canada.

Reminder of symptoms

Symptoms of COVID-19 include:

  • Fever.
  • Previous cough cough or worsening.
  • Possible loss of taste and / or odor.
  • throat pain.
  • New or worse fatigue.
  • Headache.
  • wheezing.
  • Runny nose.

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