COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Sunday, Jan. 17

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The Atlantic bubble was not only a good idea, but a blueprint for dramatic change, a novelist writes in an opinion article for CBC.

Adam McQuaid of Cornwall, P.E.I., has announced his retirement from the NHL and hopes to visit the Island with his wife and newborn son when it's safe to travel.

More people have been spending time at home during the pandemic and some shared pictures of their home-renovation projects with CBC.

How's this for a pandemic project? A dairy farmer on P.E.I. has turned his manure pit into a skating rink.

Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park in Brookvale, P.E.I., has opened after delays due to a lack of snow. COVID-19 health measures will be in place for skiers, such as mandatory face coverings and physical distancing at the lifts.

The total number of positive COVID-19 cases reported on P.E.I. is 104, with eight still active. There have been no deaths or hospitalizations.

New Brunswick announced 36 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, a single-day high since the start of the pandemic. There are now 292 active cases in the province.

Nova Scotia reported four new cases, with 29 active.

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Reminder about symptoms

The symptoms of COVID-19 can include:

  • Fever.

  • Cough or worsening of a previous cough.

  • Possible loss of taste and/or smell.

  • Sore throat.

  • New or worsening fatigue.

  • Headache.

  • Shortness of breath.

  • Runny nose.

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