Prince Edward Island has reported one new case of COVID-19, bringing the province’s whole since March 2020 to 153, the Chief Public Well being Workplace mentioned Thursday.
The most recent case is a feminine in her 30s, an in depth contact of a earlier case, a launch from Dr. Heather Morrison mentioned.
“She has been in self-isolation since being recognized as an in depth contact,” the assertion mentioned.
“She initially examined adverse, and later examined constructive. She’s going to proceed to isolate and is being adopted by public well being each day.”
The Island now has 9 energetic instances of COVID-19.
Elsewhere within the Atlantic area on Thursday:
New Brunswick reported 30 new instances of COVID-19, 24 within the Edmundston zone the place mass testing is underway. Nova Scotia confirmed three new instances, two of them associated to journey outdoors Atlantic Canada and the third an in depth contact of a beforehand reported case. Newfoundland and Labrador reported no new instances and is all the way down to a single energetic case of COVID-19 for the primary time in six months.
The Atlantic bubble is scheduled to reopen for freer journey by April 19 if premiers and public well being officers from all 4 provinces are glad with the progress of vaccination campaigns and case containment.
Reminder of signs
The signs of COVID-19 can embody:
Fever. Cough or worsening of a earlier cough. Attainable lack of style and/or scent. Sore throat. New or worsening fatigue. Headache. Shortness of breath. Runny nostril.
Extra from CBC P.E.I.