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PEI COVID-19: One new death announced on Tuesday

Prince Edward Island reports one new death related to COVID-19 in its weekly update Tuesday.

The county says the person was in his 60s or 70s.

To date, PEI has reported 45 deaths related to the novel coronavirus.

HOSPITALS

PEI has reported a decline in the number of COVID-19-related hospitalizations.

On Tuesday, there were nine people hospitalized with the virus — two fewer than in last week’s report.

Of those hospitalized, three were admitted because of COVID-19 and six tested positive on or after admission.

Currently there is no one in intensive care due to COVID-19 in PEI

OUTBREAK UPDATE

As of Monday, PEI reported outbreaks in two long-term care facilities:

Those include:

  • Rev Phillips Residential Community Care
  • Perrins Marina Villa Community Care

NEW CASES AND TESTS

PEI reports 621 new cases of COVID-19 since the last update — 70 fewer cases than the 691 reported last week.

In the past seven days, there have been an average of 89 new cases per day on the island – a decrease of 10 from the 99 average daily new cases reported last week.

Currently, there are 845 active cases of COVID-19 on PEI

Over the past seven days, an average of 291 COVID-19 tests have been performed daily at provincial COVID-19 testing sites. Of that, 30.8 percent came back positive, a slight decrease from last week.

PEI has confirmed a total of 39,998 COVID-19 cases so far.

Details of PEI’s weekly COVID-19 update can be found on its website.

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