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7 new cases of COVID-19 in the Hastings, Prince Edward regions

Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health is reporting a jump in COVID-19 cases in the region. Global Kingston

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health is reporting seven new cases of COVID-19 in the region.

According to the public health unit’s COVID-19 dashboard, six of those cases were contracted through close contact, while the seventh is still under investigation.

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There are currently 17 active cases of the virus in the region.

The area has seen 108 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, 85 of which have recovered. There have been five deaths linked to the virus in the region.

There is currently one outbreak at a workplace in the region, but the health unit has not made it clear where.

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