P.E.I. announces 3 new COVID-19 cases, issues exposure notifications

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Four public exposure notifications and one flight exposure notification were issued. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press - image credit)
Four public exposure notifications and one flight exposure notification were issued. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press - image credit)

Prince Edward Island reported three new COVID-19 cases on Monday.

Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison said in a written release a person in their 30s and two in their 50s contracted the virus.

Two cases are related to travel outside Canada and one case was a close contact to a previously reported case.

Four public exposure notifications were issued:

  • Montague Superstore (509 Main St.) on Friday, Oct. 8 from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • Daryl's General Store (27 Kent St., Georgetown) on Oct. 8 from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Daryl's General Store (27 Kent St., Georgetown) on Saturday, Oct. 9 from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 3rd Degree Training (501 Main Street, Montague) on Oct. 9 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Anyone who visited these locations and who's not fully vaccinated should get tested for COVID-19 and monitor for symptoms.

A flight exposure notification was also issued:

  • Air Canada flight 8330 leaving Toronto on Sunday, Oct. 10 and arriving in Charlottetown the same day.

The province has seven active COVID-19 cases and has had 309 confirmed cases since the pandemic began.

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