Two new COVID-19 cases reported on P.E.I. Wednesday

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P.E.I. now has two active cases of COVID-19 and has had 317 positive cases since the pandemic began. (Andreea Alexandru/The Associated Press - image credit)
P.E.I. now has two active cases of COVID-19 and has had 317 positive cases since the pandemic began. (Andreea Alexandru/The Associated Press - image credit)

There are two new COVID-19 cases confirmed on P.E.I., the Chief Public Health Office announced Wednesday in a written release.

The two people are in their 40s and have recently travelled outside of Prince Edward Island.

Contact tracing is complete and they're self-isolating, Dr. Heather Morrison said.

There's also a flight exposure notification.

  • Air Canada flight 7462 from Montreal to Charlottetown on Tuesday, Oct. 26.

Anyone who travelled on this flight should monitor closely for symptoms and if any develop, visit a drop-in testing site, officials advise.

P.E.I. now has two active cases of COVID-19 and has had 317 positive cases since the pandemic began.

COVID-19 cases on P.E.I.

Everyone encouraged follow routine prevention:

  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water.

  • Cough and sneeze into your elbow or a tissue.

  • Get vaccinated.

  • Wear a non-medical mask in indoor places.

  • Stay home if you are not feeling well.

  • Limit touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

  • Keep your circle of contacts small.

  • Physical distance - stay two meters (6 feet) apart.

  • Don't share items like drinking glasses and water bottles.

  • Frequently clean surfaces like taps, doorknobs and countertops.

  • Visit a drop-in-clinic to be tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms.

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