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COVID-19: P.E.I. pausing progression toward Step 5 of provincial reopening plan – September 7, 2021

COVID-19: P.E.I. pausing progression toward Step 5 of provincial reopening plan – September 7, 2021



In Charlottetown, Dr. Heather Morrison, Prince Edward Island’s chief public health officer, and Dennis King, the premier of P.E.I., provide an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. Dr. Morrison announces that P.E.I. is halting its progression toward Step 5 of the provincial reopening plan, and that current health measures will remain in place after their initially scheduled end date of September 12. The briefing comes as students in the province return to class for the first day of the school year.