Manitoba COVID-19 death count jumps 14, hospitalizations and cases continue to climb – CBC

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Aug 18, 2022

The numbers of Manitobans with COVID-19 who have died or were admitted to hospital continues to climb, the latest report from Manitoba Public Health says.

Another 14 deaths were added to the province’s total, bringing the number to 2,093 since the start of the pandemic. That’s a bigger increase than the week before, when the province reported 12 more deaths.

The latest report is for the week ending Aug. 13.

During that week, 79 people were admitted to hospital with COVID-19, up from 57 the week before.

Of those, 19 were admitted to intensive care units, including one child under age 10. That’s an increase from 12 ICU admissions the previous week.

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