Small P.E.I. city says anyone with COVID-19 symptoms must self-isolate and seek a test | CBC News
The P.E.I. city of Summerside has been placed on COVID-19 alert after the Island’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, confirmed a cluster of three new cases Thursday evening.
The cluster consists of three males in their 20s. The cases are currently under investigation and contact tracing is underway, said a press release that also promised a public update Friday.
Anyone living in Summerside who is experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 is being urged to get tested Friday and self-isolate until results come back.
The news release said there will be increased testing capacity available at the city’s Slemon Park facility.
Summerside has a population of about 15,000 people.
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