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

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CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island is reporting three new cases of COVID-19.

Health officials say in a news release Monday that two of the new cases are linked to travel off the Island, and the other is a close contact of a previously known case.

The cases involve one person in their 20s and two people in their 50s.

Authorities say the patients are self-isolating and contact tracing is complete.

Public health say there now are seven active reported COVID-19 cases across the province.

Officials say over 94 per cent of Island residents aged 12 and over have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and over 87 per cent are fully vaccinated.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 11, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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