Health officials in Prince Edward Island report one new case of COVID-19

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

Chief medical officer of health Dr. Heather Morrison says the case involves a man in his 60s who is a close contact of a previously reported infection.

She says the man initially tested negative but was retested after developing symptoms.

Morrison is reminding all Islanders to get tested if they experience any symptoms of COVID-19 and to isolate until the results come back.

Prince Edward Island has 23 active reported cases of COVID-19.

The province has reported a total of 138 infections and no deaths linked to the virus.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Mar. 4, 2021.

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