CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – Hockey PEI is aware of today’s announcement made by the Province’s Chief Public Health Officer concerning two new active cases of COVID-19 confirmed this morning on Prince Edward Island.

The positive case related to the male individual who attends Charlottetown Rural High School is directly related to Hockey PEI sanctioned activities.

This individual does play hockey with the Central Attack U18 “A” Team #2. All close contacts of this individual such as teammates, team staff, and officials are being contacted by the Chief Public Health Office (CPHO) to arrange for testing and be given directions for self-isolation for 14-days.

Any other individuals who require testing in regards to Hockey related activities will be contacted by the CPHO. Once the investigation has been completed, the CPHO will release more information.

Hockey PEI will continue to monitor this situation closely as it develops and will work to assist the CPHO as needed. We will also stay in contact with both Charlottetown Minor Hockey Association and Sherwood Parkdale Rural Minor Hockey Association who make up the Central Attack branded teams.

We would like to remind all our members who believe they may have been exposed to this case that: Hockey related or not, the CPHO will be in contact with you should you need to be tested.

As always, we ask all our members to continue to pre-screen before arriving at the rink, monitor for symptoms closely, and to go get tested if you believe to be experiencing any COVID-19 like symptoms.

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Hockey PEI is the governing body for organized hockey in Prince Edward Island. Hockey PEI’s main purpose is to foster, promote, develop, supervise, regulate, and govern the sport of amateur hockey throughout Prince Edward Island. For more on Hockey PEI and its programs visit www.hockeypei.com or contact:

Tanner Doiron

Manager, Hockey Operations & Communications

tanner@hockeypei.com