Health officials in Prince Edward Island report six COVID-19 deaths in the last week

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CHARLOTTETOWN — Health officials in Prince Edward Island are reporting six COVID-19-related deaths in the past week.

They say the deaths involve three people between the ages of 60 and 79, and three others aged 80 and over.

There have been 32 COVID-19-related deaths on the Island since the start of the pandemic.

Six patients are in hospital with the disease.

Officials say there are currently outbreaks at nine long-term care facilities and that seven early learning and childcare centres have reported cases or outbreaks.

Prince Edward Island has 1,273 active reported cases of COVID-19.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 10, 2022.

The Canadian Press

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