Prince Edward Island reports three new cases of COVID-19, seven active infections

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

A government news release says the cases involve a child younger than 10, a person in their 50s and someone in their 70s.

The release says the source of the infection involving the person in their 70s is under investigation, while the other two cases have been linked to travel or to previously identified infections.

Public health says everyone involved is self-isolating and contact tracing is complete.

Today's new cases bring the number of active reported cases on the Island to seven.

Over 89 per cent of eligible Islanders were vaccinated as of Nov. 9, and 94 per cent had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 12, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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