N.B. reports 7 more COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations stable – CBC

Province says 40 people in hospital because of virus, Horizon and Vitalité report 130 COVID patients

Dec 13, 2022

COVID-19 killed seven more New Brunswickers in the past week, while hospitalizations remained stable and new admissions decreased, the latest weekly figures from the province show.

New cases continue to rise, however, according to the COVIDWatch report.

A person in their 60s, two in their 70s, one in their 80s, and three 90 or older died between Dec. 4 and Dec. 10. Their deaths raise the pandemic death toll to 628.

There are 40 people hospitalized because of the virus, the same number as the previous report, and still none require intensive care, according to the province.

The seven-day moving average of hospitalizations, however, is 41, up from 34, the report shows.

The number of hospital admissions for COVID-19 has decreased this week to 29, compared to 32 in the previous report.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/covid-19-new-brunswick-seven-deaths-hospitalizations-cases-covidwatch-1.6684084

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