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

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The two new cases are people in their 20s and are travel-related. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press - image credit)
The two new cases are people in their 20s and are travel-related. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press - image credit)

Prince Edward Island's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison reported two new cases of COVID-19 on the Island in a written release Monday afternoon.

The people are both in their 20s.

One had recently travelled outside of Atlantic Canada and the other is a close contact. They are both self-isolating and being followed daily by public health, the release said.

The release also noted that one person who had been hospitalized for COVID-19 has been discharged, so there are currently no COVID-19 -related hospitalizations in P.E.I.

P.E.I. currently has 11 active cases of COVID-19 and has had 177 positive cases since the pandemic began.

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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