P.E.I. reports 2 more deaths related to COVID-19 – CBC

159 new cases in past week, up from 144 the previous week, data shows

Jan 17, 2023

Two more people with COVID-19 have died on Prince Edward Island, according to weekly data provided by the Department of Health and Wellness.

In total, 85 people with COVID-19 have died on P.E.I. since the beginning of the pandemic.

There were nine people in hospital with COVID-19 during the past week, up from three the previous week.

The number of confirmed cases was also up — 159 compared with 144 the previous week.

There was an average of 131 tests per day, with 17.4 per cent coming back positive.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-covid-2-deaths-1.6716741

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