Health officials in Prince Edward Island report 222 new COVID-19 cases

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CHARLOTTETOWN — Health officials in Prince Edward Island are reporting 222 new cases of COVID-19 today.

There are 1,378 active reported cases of COVID-19 on the Island.

Three people are hospitalized with the disease, including one in intensive care.

There are four other people in hospital for non-COVID-19 reasons who have tested positive for the disease.

Chief medical officer of health Dr. Heather Morrison said today in a news release it's more important than ever to follow public health measures, such as mask-wearing, physical distancing and proper handwashing.

Anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 is urged to get tested and self-isolate as they await results.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 5, 2022.

The Canadian Press

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