Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Allowing gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: Prince Edward Island
Lead People/Agency: Premier Dennis King and Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison
Overview: Premier Dennis King and Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison announced a further easing of public health measures in Prince Edward Island as the last remaining case of COVID-19 is now recovered.
– Members of the same household may gather indoors with up to 5 other individuals from different households.
– Members of the same household may gather outdoors with up to 10 other individuals from different households.
– Maintaining physical distancing is important during any gatherings with those from outside your household.
– You may extend your household unit by one or two members, who are important to supporting your household or who you feel may need closer contact and support (ex: hug, handshake, etc.)
Full details here: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/news/prince-edward-island-eases-more-covid-19-restrictions
Type of Justification: Perception of decreased threat
Evidence/Justification: “Islanders have been resilient in the face of this pandemic, working together while staying apart in our efforts to follow public health measure so that we can contain and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. It is because of our collective efforts and the leadership of Dr. Morrison and her team that we are in a position to move a little more quickly, but with continued caution, to allow for greater flexibility to interact with family and friends.”
– Premier Dennis King