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

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

They say the cases involve a person in their 40s and another in their 50s, both of whom recently travelled outside Atlantic Canada.

The two people tested positive through routine testing and are self-isolating.

Officials are releasing a flight exposure notification related to one of the cases.

They are asking anyone who travelled on Air Canada flight 8012 from Montreal to Charlottetown on May 27 to get tested if they develop symptoms related to COVID-19.

Prince Edward Island has 10 active reported cases of COVID-19 and has reported a total of 204 infections and no deaths linked to the virus.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 31, 2021.

The Canadian Press

Note to readers: This is a corrected story. A previous version referred to a government release saying there were 14 active cases, but the actual figure is 10.