2 new cases of COVID-19 on P.E.I.

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One of the cases initially tested negative, and then tested positive on a subsequent test. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press - image credit)
One of the cases initially tested negative, and then tested positive on a subsequent test. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press - image credit)

P.E.I. has two new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the Chief Public Health Office reported Wednesday.

The cases are an individual in their 20s, and an individual in their 40s, Dr. Heather Morrison said in a news release.

Both cases recently travelled outside the Atlantic region, and tested positive through routine testing.

One of the cases initially tested negative, and then tested positive on a subsequent test. They are in self-isolation and being followed daily by public health.

P.E.I. currently has 11 active cases of COVID-19 and has had 179 cases.

Reminder about symptoms

The symptoms of COVID-19 can include:

  • Fever.

  • Cough or worsening of a previous cough.

  • Possible loss of taste and/or smell.

  • Sore throat.

  • New or worsening fatigue.

  • Headache.

  • Shortness of breath.

  • Runny nose.

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