COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What’s happening the week of Sept. 20

COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening the week of Sept. 20

P.E.I. issued a public exposure notification for a ceilidh which took place last Tuesday. Under current restrictions, a cohort of up to a maximum of 100 people would have been permitted to attend. West Royalty Elementary and École La-Belle-Cloche students return to class Monday as the province continues to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak at West Royalty. … Read more

White House says U.S. can roll out COVID boosters next week

White House says U.S. can roll out COVID boosters next week

WASHINGTON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The United States is ready to roll out COVID-19 vaccine booster shots next week but only if health regulators approve the plan, White House officials said on Friday.In August, President Joe Biden said the government would provide boosters in the week of Sept. 20 to address waning vaccine immunity and … Read more

COVID-19 live updates: Over 243,000 kids test positive in 1 week, nearly setting new record

COVID-19 live updates: Over 243,000 kids test positive in 1 week, nearly setting new record

More than 243,000 children tested positive for COVID-19 last week, marking the second-highest week ever for pediatric cases, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association.Students arrive at Ambridge Area Senior High School on the first day of Pennsylvania’s mask mandate for K-12 schools and day care centers on Sept. 7, … Read more