COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Friday, Dec. 4

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Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison has confirmed that all COVID-19 test results have come back negative for the close contacts of a positive case at Charlottetown Rural High School.

The number of men in jobs on P.E.I. in November was virtually the same as it was in January, but working women have made no progress in returning to pre-pandemic levels since the summer.

An annual free Christmas dinner in Souris has received the green light from public health to do a takeout version Dec. 25.

Island comedian Sandy Gillis shared how keeping people laughing has been keeping up his own spirits during the pandemic.

P.E.I. will not rejoin the Atlantic bubble until at least Dec. 21.

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Several P.E.I. appliance stores are dealing with a shortage of products to sell because COVID-19 is affecting the manufacturers of fridges, stoves, washers and dryers.

One additional COVID-19 case was confirmed in P.E.I. Thursday, a man in his 20s who is a rotational worker and recently travelled to the Island from outside the Atlantic region.

P.E.I. currently has five active cases, and there have been 73 positive cases since the onset of the pandemic, with no deaths and no hospitalizations.

Nova Scotia reported 15 new cases of COVID-19 Friday. The province currently has 117 active cases.

New Brunswick reported eight new cases Friday and is dealing with 111 active cases.

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