COVID-19 hospitalizations down by 28 in Manitoba, no new deaths reported – CBC

There are now 406 COVID-19 patients in the hospital

Mar 08, 2022

Manitoba is reporting 28 fewer patients in hospital with COVID-19 as of Tuesday and no new deaths from the illness, according to the province’s online dashboard.

There are now 406 patients in hospital with COVID-19 — a drop from 434 on Monday.

The number of COVID-19 patients receiving intensive care has also decreased, from 27 to 21.

In total, there are 90 patients in Manitoba ICUs, down from 97 on Monday. This includes patients receiving non-COVID related care.

On Monday, Manitoba’s COVID-19 death toll reached 1,700, the same day that Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore reported that the global death toll from the pandemic had reached six million.

Manitoba’s five-day test-positivity rate is down to 13.9 per cent, after increasing to 14.7 per cent over the weekend.

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