COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Sunday, Nov. 22

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P.E.I.'s new mandatory mask rule means some changes for entertainment venues.

Audience members, unless exempt, are required to wear masks throughout the activity, even if physical distancing can be maintained. People can remove their mask while eating or drinking.

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Santa Claus will be at the Charlottetown Mall beginning Dec. 4, but children won't be able to sit on his knee. Instead, they'll be telling him their Christmas wish lists though a Plexiglas divider.

Mall officials said their plan was approved Friday by the Chief Public Health Office.

There is one active COVID-19 case in the province. P.E.I. has seen a total of 68 cases, with no deaths and no hospitalizations.

New Brunswick announced six new cases of COVID-19 in the province Sunday and 23 Saturday, bringing its total active cases to 77.

Eleven new cases of COVID-19 were reported Sunday in Nova Scotia, and eight on Saturday. It now has 44 active cases.

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