Prince Edward Islanders have been ingesting, stitching and knitting their approach by way of the pandemic — and native wool retailers say their gross sales are booming.
Watermark Theatre in North Rustico, P.E.I., has introduced a “new imaginative and prescient” that higher displays present society.
The P.E.I. Federation of Agriculture hopes for smoother 2021 now that members are aware of COVID protocols.
The entire variety of optimistic COVID-19 instances reported on P.E.I. is 111, with six energetic. There have been no deaths or hospitalizations.
New Brunswick reported 16 new instances on Friday and one other loss of life, bringing the province’s COVID-related loss of life toll to 17. There are 313 energetic instances in N.B.
Nova Scotia had one new case, with 9 energetic.
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The P.E.I. authorities is placing an finish to grants it was offering to personal long-term care and neighborhood care properties to cowl prices related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant program ended Dec. 31, 2020. Six-year-old entrepreneur Clem Campbell of Brudenell, P.E.I., is making and promoting vibrant yellow smiley-face pins to cheer up people who find themselves “grumpy” concerning the pandemic, he stated. A New Brunswick maker has crocheted a likeness of Chief Public Well being Officer Dr. Heather Morrison. Residents of the Backyard Residence long-term care facility in Charlottetown obtained their second doses of vaccine to struggle COVID-19, and Thursday celebrated having the ability to loosen restrictions. Numbers have been flying this week as a report from the Canadian Centre for Coverage Alternate options stated P.E.I. was not utilizing all of the federal cash it had been allotted for COVID-19 measures. Nevertheless, the report’s creator acknowledged Thursday that the P.E.I. authorities was aspiring to spend most of a $65-million contingency fund — although few particulars of the way it was being spent have been launched thus far.
Reminder about signs
The signs of COVID-19 can embrace:
Fever. Cough or worsening of a earlier cough. Potential lack of style and/or odor. Sore throat. New or worsening fatigue. Headache. Shortness of breath. Runny nostril.
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