P.E.I. extends state of emergency, sets rules for off-Island cottagers

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By Staff The Canadian Press

Posted May 28, 2020 1:25 pm

Prince Edward Island has extended its state of emergency, while announcing new rules to allow people with seasonal cottages to head to the Island.

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Premier Dennis King says the public health emergency has been extended until June 14 on the advice of the chief public health office.

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King also announced that people wanting to travel to seasonal residences will have to submit an application beginning June 1, and those will be put through a risk assessment before approval.

He says the assessment will consider the location applicants are travelling from and the state of COVID-19 infection in that area.

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