COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Monday, June 22

The P.E.I. government has created a new kind of emergency leave for people who can't go to work because of pandemic restrictions.

Premier Dennis King spoke with CBC News: Compass host Louise Martin about the budget and and a proposed Atlantic bubble.

Farm & Food Care P.E.I., with help from local producers, will give away 3,000 free food packages over the next two Saturdays.

The Raspberry Point Oyster Company is planning to build a new 30,000-square-foot storage and processing facility on P.E.I.'s North Shore as sales begin to rebound from COVID-19.

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Shutterstock/Nadezda Murmakova

Retailers on P.E.I. are reporting a big demand from people doing backyard projects, and some are saying the wait for some supplies is getting long.

P.E.I. has had 27 confirmed cases, the most recent on April 28. All have recovered. More than 10,000 COVID-19 tests from P.E.I. have been done.

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