No new deaths, 102 new cases of Covid-19



Today, Sunday, September 6 the HPSC has been notified of 138 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Numbers from the agency show that Lafayette County has recorded 114 new cases since Friday.

No further deaths have been reported, which has now been the case since August 22nd.

It becomes the 12th confirmed case of COVID-19 ever recorded in the shire, none of which remain active. The province notes more information will be shared during a COVID-19 public health briefing scheduled for Tuesday. The Chief Public Health Office will continue to update Islanders on the cases as more information is known in the coming days.

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"All people and places who are close contacts will be contacted directly by the Public Health Unit".

The province says, currently, there is no evidence of community spread of COVID-19 in Prince Edward Island, and the risk of transmission in the province remains low.

"Ensure you practice social distancing staying 1.5m away from others and follow good hand hygiene". That warning went from "stay home, stay safe" to "extreme caution".

There are now a total of 95 active cases of COVID-19 in regional Victoria with the state's total sitting at 1781. There is now a total of 29,672 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

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