Six new cases of COVID-19 reported in Prince Edward Island

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

Officials say three new infections involve people who recently travelled outside Atlantic Canada.

The other three involve Island residents who were diagnosed with the disease in other provinces.

None of the new cases are connected to the outbreak at West Royalty Elementary School in Charlottetown that was declared earlier this month.

Officials say about 86 per cent of residents are fully vaccinated and more than 93 per cent have received at least one dose.

Prince Edward Island has 39 active COVID-19 cases.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 24, 2021.

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This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

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