COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Wednesday, July 28

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The Gold Cup parade is going ahead but won't look like the 2019 edition, pictured here. (Brian Higgins/CBC - image credit)
The Gold Cup parade is going ahead but won't look like the 2019 edition, pictured here. (Brian Higgins/CBC - image credit)

P.E.I. health officials are allowing drop-in, last-minute appointments for COVID-19 vaccines, after 2 p.m. at vaccination clinics

The Gold Cup parade and Old Home Week will return this August, although in a scaled-down format that follows COVID-19 guidelines.

Anne was absent from Green Gables last year due to pandemic restrictions, but she is back this year with a brand new tour.

The Upper Room soup kitchen in Charlottetown began offering takeout during the pandemic, and it was so popular it is continuing the program.

After a cycling couple was almost stuck at the foot of Confederation Bridge because they didn't know the shuttle service had been cancelled during the pandemic, Strait Crossing Bridge apologized and offered a free bridge pass.

English language schools on P.E.I., which rely heavily on foreign students, are hoping travel opens up soon.

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Jane Robertson/CBC

Two cases of COVID-19, caught by testing at the border in visitors to P.E.I., were announced Monday. Both travellers were unvaccinated and are self-isolating.

COVID-19 cases on P.E.I.

Elsewhere in Atlantic Canada:

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These Islanders are currently eligible for a vaccine

  • People over 12.

  • Islanders over 18 can book an appointment to receive the Moderna vaccine at a pharmacy.

You can find more information about how to get a vaccine here.

Further resources

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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