No new cases of cases of COVID-19 on P.E.I. as province relaxes restrictions

P.E.I. Premier Dennis King is recognized by the Speaker in the House of Commons following Question Period Wednesday, February 5, 2020 in Ottawa. The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld

Prince Edward Island is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 Friday.

The province has had 27 cases, and all are recovered.

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The province is moving to the next phase of its Renew PEI Together plan.

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Indoor gatherings of up to five people and outdoor gatherings of no more than 10 people from different households are now allowed.

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Retail businesses can open when they are ready.

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Chief medical health officer Dr. Heather Morrison says the province must proceed with caution and ensure that public health measures are followed.

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