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

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

Dr. Heather Morrison, chief public health officer, says the cases involve one person in their 30s, one aged between 12 and 19 and a child under 12 years old.

In a news release, Morrison says all three recently travelled off the Island.

She says they were diagnosed as positive in a followup test after initially testing negative.

No links to schools or daycare centres have been established.

The province currently has seven active cases of novel coronavirus and has had 312 positive cases since the pandemic began.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 15, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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