COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Tuesday, Dec. 1

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P.E.I.'s Chief Public Health Office still doesn't know how a high school student diagnosed with COVID-19 on the weekend caught the disease.

Holiday shoppers are receiving their own gift from the City of Charlottetown this December: free parking downtown.

The lack of activity at the Charlottetown airport is "surreal," the CEO says.

The province is hoping a new web page will make it easier for people to buy and ship Island seafood products locally and across Canada.

Santa Claus began a series of drive-by tours of Charlottetown Monday night, accompanied by bright lights and sirens. Tuesday night's tour was postponed due to poor weather.

The jolly old elf has been pre-approved for travel to P.E.I. Christmas Eve, as well.

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A Montague couple has adapted to ensure the weekly free meal offered at a local church is still on the table during the pandemic.

P.E.I. has seen a total of 72 cases, with no deaths and no hospitalizations.

Nova Scotia reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the province's total active cases to 142.

In New Brunswick, seven new cases were reported and 11 more people recovered, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 116.

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