P.E.I. reports three new COVID 19 cases Sunday; active count rises to 47

Prince Edward Island is reporting three new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, as the active number rises to 47. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier) Prince Edward Island is reporting three new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, as the active number rises to 47. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

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Canada no longer advising against non-essential travel, first time since March 2020

The Canadian government has quietly lifted its advisory against non-essential international travel, marking the first time since March 2020 that the notice has been lifted. 'Be aware that although you are better protected against serious illness if you are vaccinated, you may still be at risk of infection from the virus that causes COVID-19,' the updated advisory states.

Travellers wait in line to check-in for a Philippine Airlines flight to Manila at Vancouver International Airport, in Richmond, B.C., on Friday, July 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck