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Sports COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Tuesday, April 13

15:38  13 april  2021
15:38  13 april  2021 Source:   cbc.ca

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University and college convocations are going ahead on P.E.I., but they'll still look different than they were before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Larger weddings may be possible on P.E.I. this summer.

Even as the Atlantic bubble is scheduled to bring down barriers in the Atlantic provinces in a little more than a week, many P.E.I. tourism operators are still trying to decide whether to open this season.

Coffee shops in Charlottetown are delicately discouraging "computer campers" from taking up tables for hours at a time when space is at a premium.

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There will be no cruise ships visiting P.E.I. this year but Port Charlottetown is optimistic about 2022, with bookings in place for a record number of visitors.

Some golf courses on P.E.I. opened last weekend, the earliest they have ever opened.

P.E.I. Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 on the Island Monday afternoon.

Prince Edward Island has had 165 known cases of COVID-19. Seven are active.

Elsewhere in the Atlantic region:

Also in the news

These Islanders are currently eligible for a vaccine

  • People over 60.
  • People over the age of 55 may book for an AstraZeneca vaccine at a pharmacy.
  • People over the age of 55, with birthdays from January to August, may book at a public clinic.
  • People providing health care services to the public — including optometrists, pharmacists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists — and their support staff.
  • Firefighters, police officers, power-line workers.
  • Residents and staff of long-term care homes.
  • Adults living in Indigenous communities.
  • Residents and staff of shared living facilities.
  • Truck drivers and other rotational workers.

Further resources

Reminder about symptoms

The symptoms of COVID-19 can include:

  • Fever.
  • Cough or worsening of a previous cough.
  • Possible loss of taste and/or smell.
  • Sore throat.
  • New or worsening fatigue.
  • Headache.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Runny nose.

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