COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Saturday, Jan. 2

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COVID-19 testing clinics are open Saturday in Charlottetown and Summerside, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., after clinics were closed New Year's Day.

P.E.I. has received 1,200 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, and vaccinations could begin as early as next Tuesday for some residents of long-term care facilities.

Powwows are just one of the numerous celebrations to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and, for one family from Lennox Island First Nation, going without has been a challenge.

A dentist looks back on the frustration she faced in trying to help her patients during the height of pandemic restrictions on the Island.

Jennie Fougere
Jennie Fougere

A public meeting to decide the future of short-term rentals in Charlottetown was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the city says it's not planning to reschedule anytime soon.

P.E.I. professional rugby player Alysha Corrigan is now in London to join a team called the Saracens. She has faced training and travel challenges brought on by COVID-19.

As part of a series on how COVID-19 is affecting Islanders, a retail store manager talks about how the pandemic has affected her business.

CBC News looks back at the impact of COVID-19 on P.E.I. over the last 10 months.

The Island has had 96 positive cases, with six still active. There have been no deaths or hospitalizations in the province.

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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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