HALIFAX -- Prince Edward Island has announced new travel restrictions that are in effect as of 8 a.m. Saturday.

Anyone who has been in Nova Scotia since April 16 with a same-day travel exemption will have to get tested twice upon returning to the island.

Same-day travel exemptions are now being limited to specific situations such as medical appointments.

As of Monday, P.E.I.-registered truck drivers, rotational workers, military members, and coast guard staff must isolate until they test negative.

Prince Edward Island has 12 active cases of COVID-19.