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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Last Updated May 4, 2021 at 8:17 am PDT

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern):

10:50 a.m.

Health officials on Prince Edward Island are reporting one new case of COVID-19.

Chief medical officer of health Dr. Heather Morrison says the latest case involves a person in their 50s who travelled outside of Atlantic Canada.

There are now seven active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and there have been 183 cases since the onset of the pandemic.

10:30 a.m.

Ontario reports that there are 2,791 new cases of COVID-19 in the province and 25 more deaths linked to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 931 of those new cases are in Toronto, 653 are in Peel Region, and 275 are in York Region.

Over 88,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were administered in Ontario since Monday’s report, for a total of more than 5.4 million doses.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 4, 2021.

The Canadian Press