Health officials report three new cases of COVID-19 in Prince Edward Island

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island health officials are reporting three new cases of COVID-19 today. 

Two new cases involve students under the age of 19 at Stratford Elementary School who are close contacts of a previously reported infection.

The third case involves a person in their 30s who recently travelled outside Atlantic Canada.  

Prince Edward Island has 22 active reported COVID-19 infections.

Officials say any resident or visitor experiencing even mild symptoms of COVID-19 should be tested.  

Meanwhile, the province has launched a pilot project offering home COVID-19 testing for children under 12 who live in rural areas.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 14, 2021. 

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