Prince Edward Island health officials report one more COVID-19 death

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CHARLOTTETOWN — Health officials in Prince Edward Island are reporting one more COVID-19-related death in the province in the last week.

The latest death, involving someone between the ages of 40 and 59, is the 26th death attributed to the novel coronavirus in the province since the start of the pandemic.

There are 13 people in hospital with the disease.

Prince Edward Island has 1,753 active reported cases and an average of 166 new infections per day.

Officials announced last week that the province's pandemic-related mask mandate will end on Friday.

Masks will still be mandatory in some high-risk places, including hospitals, long-term care homes and public transit.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 3, 2022.

The Canadian Press

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