Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Prince Edward Island remain stable on Sunday

Hospitalizations related to COVID-19 in Prince Edward Island remain stable as the number of active cases continues to decline.

Four people are hospitalized with COVID-19, the Office of Public Health said in a statement Sunday.

Four other people admitted for other reasons have also tested positive for the virus.

There is no change in the status of current outbreaks in high-risk settings.

Four long-term care facilities and one community care facility have outbreaks:

  • Andrews of Park West.
  • Clinton View Lodge.
  • Garden house.
  • South Shore Villa.
  • Corrigan House.

Outbreaks at O’Leary Community Hospital, Prince County Hospital and Prince County Correctional Center remain active.

There are also outbreaks at 25 early learning and child care centers, eight of which are closed.

Possible exhibits in Island schools are listed on the websites of the Public Schools Branch and French-language school boards.

Public health reported 143 new cases and 181 recoveries.

Prince Edward Island has 1,773 active cases and there have been 10,399 total cases since the start of the pandemic.

The number of active cases has been declining since Jan. 27, when the province peaked at 2,662.

Prince Edward Island has reported an average of 203 cases per day for the past seven days.

The province reported its 14th death from COVID-19 in Saturday’s update.

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