P.E.I. suspends use of AstraZeneca vaccine among young

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 29, 2021 11:28 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prince Edward Island has … Read More

P.E.I. is vaccinating its first priority groups. Here’s where its rollout stands

Prince Edward Island says it expects to finish immunizing most of its first priority groups by the end of March in the first phase of its COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Meanwhile, … Read More

Prince Edward Island looking to ease restrictions amid low COVID-19 infection rate

Prince Edward Island’s premier says public health orders should soon be eased across the province because of its low COVID-19 infection rate. “At a time when other jurisdictions are experiencing … Read More

Atlantic health officials welcome news the Moderna vaccine is approved in Canada

New Brunswick’s chief medical officer of health welcome news on Wednesday that Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for use in Canada, saying it provides a ray of hope. Dr. … Read More

Prince Edward Island says 1,500 front-line workers to be vaccinated by end of day

About 1,500 front-line health-care workers in Prince Edward Island will have received the first of two required doses of the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the day Tuesday, the … Read More

Freezers that until recently held choice P.E.I. tuna will now store COVID-19 vaccine

The owner of a bluefin tuna exporting company in eastern Prince Edward Island has offered up two freezers to the provincial government as public health officials prepare to vaccinate Islanders … Read More

P.E.I. reports no new cases of COVID-19 as provincial neighbours deal with outbreaks

Prince Edward Island is announcing no new cases, as its provincial neighbours are preparing updates later today to indicate whether there’s a continuing growth in their COVID-19 cases. The majority … Read More

P.E.I. and N.L. step back from Atlantic bubble as COVID-19 cases rise

The provincial governments of Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador announced Monday morning that they are taking a break from the Atlantic bubble as COVID-19 cases rise in the … Read More

‘The numbers don’t lie’: Atlantic bubble limits coronavirus despite local concerns

Laurie Leek has spent four of the past eight weeks alone in her home in St. John’s. She was alone for her birthday. She was alone in the weeks immediately … Read More

Health officials say there are no active coronavirus cases on Prince Edward Island

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 28, 2020 12:40 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Health officials on Prince Edward … Read More

All staff, residents test negative for coronavirus at P.E.I seniors’ home

Prince Edward Island says residents and staff at a seniors’ residence in Charlottetown have all tested negative for COVID-19. The province’s chief public health officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, says COVID … Read More

P.E.I. top doc says traveller from U.S. linked to coronavirus cluster was turned away from province

Prince Edward Island’s chief medical officer of health says the traveller from America who appears to be at the centre of the latest coronavirus cluster did not have pre-approval to … Read More

P.E.I. reports 2 new coronavirus cases on Sunday

Prince Edward Island is reporting two additional cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases on the island to five. The province’s chief public … Read More

A look at how Newfoundland and Labrador, P.E.I. plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Starting Monday (June 8) , groups of up to 20 people will be permitted in Newfoundland and Labrador, as long as they observe physical distancing. Up to 19 people will … Read More

P.E.I. extends state of emergency, sets rules for off-Island cottagers

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 28, 2020 1:25 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prince Edward Island has extended … Read More

N.L. and P.E.I. remain clear of new COVID-19 cases

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 11, 2020 2:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prince Edward Island is reporting … Read More

Coronavirus: No new cases for P.E.I., Newfoundland and Labrador

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 4, 2020 5:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prince Edward Island reported no … Read More

Prince Edward Island successful in slowing growth of coronavirus cases

CHARLOTTETOWN – Canada’s smallest province finds itself in an enviable position during the COVID-19 pandemic, with just 26 people who have tested positive since the outbreak began, and 23 of … Read More

N.L. officials warn of COVID-19 risks with aging population as 3rd death reported in province

Early data suggests Newfoundland and Labrador has so far been successful in curtailing the spread of COVID-19, but officials are warning the province’s aging population creates particular risks. Premier Dwight … Read More

P.E.I. to provide update on COVID-19 in the province

Dr. Heather Morrison, Prince Edward Island’s Chief Health Officer, is set to provide an update on COVID-19 in the province at 1:30 p.m. AT. On Thursday, Morrison announced four new … Read More

Health officials announce 4 new cases of COVID-19 on P.E.I.

Prince Edward Island’s top doctor has announced four new cases of COVID-19 in the province, bringing the total to nine. Dr. Heather Morrison, P.E.I.’s chief health officer, says she received … Read More

Prince Edward Island’s top doctor to provide COVID-19 update

Prince Edward Island’s chief health officer is set to provide an update on COVID-19 in the province at 1:30 p.m. AT. Dr. Heather Morrison confirmed two more positive cases of … Read More

No new coronavirus cases, new screening measures announced for Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island has no new COVID-19 cases as of Saturday, but the province has announced a series of new measures to deal with the novel coronavirus pandemic. As of … Read More

No new reported cases of COVID-19 in PEI on Friday

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 20, 2020 5:30 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prince Edward Island reported no … Read More

Coronavirus: Liquor, cannabis stores to shut down across P.E.I. on Thursday

Prince Edward Island residents have less than 24 hours to stock up on liquor and cannabis, as the province announced it would be shutting down all non-essential services on Thursday. … Read More

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