By Staff The Canadian Press

Posted April 15, 2020 3:32 pm

5:32Coronavirus outbreak: Trudeau stresses ‘it will be weeks more’ before government considers easing restrictions

WATCH: Trudeau stresses ‘it will be weeks more’ before government considers easing restrictions

For the first time in a week, Prince Edward Island is reporting a new case of COVID-19.

Chief public health officer Doctor Heather Morrison says that brings the total to 26.

She says the new case is a man in 30’s returning from international travel.

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Morrison says he is an essential worker but does not provide public-facing service and has not been back to work since his return to the province.

Newfoundland and Labrador is expanding COVID-19 testing starting tomorrow.

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2:54Coronavirus outbreak: Trudeau says government looking to boost wages for essential workers earning under $2,500 a month

Coronavirus outbreak: Trudeau says government looking to boost wages for essential workers earning under $2,500 a month

Chief medical health officer Doctor Janice Fitzgerald says the province will test anyone displaying at least two symptoms of the virus.

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