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Prince Edward Island’s rate of COVID-19 has reached levels never before recorded, not just in P.E.I. but in any province since the start of the pandemic, according to figures from the federal government.?

As of Monday, P.E.I. has?4,241 active cases according to the province’s website — that means one in 40 Islanders is now counted as a confirmedHe was released March 22 after pleading guilty and was fined $1,500., active case. As well,?there would be more cases that haven’t been identified.

“They’re certainly eye-popping,”Johnson during recent months. But aroun?said infection control epidemiologist Colin Furness, a professor at the University of TorontoThe population were being prioritized for vaccines. China has approved five domestically produced vaccines and exported millions of doses.

“When you look at it as a rate or as a proportion of the population, that’s really high — that’s remarkably high.”?

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