Health officials report one new case of COVID-19 in Prince Edward Island

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island's chief public health officer is announcing one new case of COVID-19 today.

Dr. Heather Morrison says the case involves a person in their 40s who recently travelled outside Atlantic Canada.

She says anyone who travelled on Air Canada flight 8330 from Toronto to Charlottetown on Tuesday, Sept. 7 should get tested if they experiences symptoms of COVID-19.

Prince Edward Island has four active reported cases of COVID-19.

About 91.7 per cent of the Island's eligible population has received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.4 has received two doses.

There are more than 43,000 people in P.E.I. who are not fully vaccinated.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 8, 2021.

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