P.E.I. COVID-19 Update: State of Emergency Extended to June 14

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P.E.I. COVID-19 Update: State of Emergency Extended to June 14

In Charlottetown, Dennis King, the premier of Prince Edward Island, Dr. Heather Morrison, the P.E.I. chief public health officer, and Marion Dowling, Health P.E.I.’s COVID-19 response lead, provide an update on the province’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The province’s state of emergency has been extended to June 14 due to the coronavirus disease. The premier also announces the plan to welcome seasonal residents back to the island. Starting June 1, people with seasonal residences will be able to submit applications and there will be a risk assessment process. As P.E.I. moves to phase 3 of its COVID-19 recovery plan, limited visits to long-term care facilities will be allowed beginning June 1. More businesses will also be allowed to reopen. (May 28, 2020)