N.L. reports 4 new COVID-19 deaths in monthly update – CBC

141 cases reported between July 23 and Aug. 26

Aug 30, 2023

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Health Department is reporting that four people have died due to COVID-19 since the province’s last update, on July 26.

Three of the deaths were people age 80 or over, according to the department’s COVID-19 dashboard, updated Wednesday, while the other was a person in their 60s.

The four deaths raise the province’s total to 360 since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020.

A total of 33 people were hospitalized during the latest reporting period — July 23 to Aug. 26 — with six of them requiring critical care. Eighteen hospitalizations were in the province’s Eastern health region, eight were in the Western region, four were in the Central region, and three were in the Labrador-Grenfell region.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/nl-covid-19-update-august-23-1.6952169

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