Number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 rises in Manitoba, latest weekly report says – CBC

Deaths linked to illness rose by 6 during week of July 3 to 9: report

Jul 14, 2022

The number of people admitted to hospital with COVID-19 rose slightly in Manitoba, the province’s latest weekly report says.

A total of 59 patients went into the hospital with the illness, according to the epidemiological report for the week of July 3 to 9. The week before there were 46.

The number of people who ended up in intensive care with the illness was again seven.

The total number of deaths linked to COVID-19 went up six to 2,053, the report says.

The province’s weekly test positivity rate rose again to 14.8 per cent from 11.5 per cent.

The report says the average daily number of specimens collected also rose slightly to 269, up from 244 the previous week.

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