P.E.I. reports 3 more deaths related to COVID-19 as number of cases drops – CBC

Hospitalizations also down over the past week, data shows

Aug 09, 2022

Three people with COVID-19 have died over the past seven days, but the number of positive cases and hospitalizations continues to drop, according to the regular Tuesday update provided by the Department of Health and Wellness.

The three people who died were all over the age of 80. P.E.I. has now had 52 deaths related to COVID-19.

There were 776 confirmed new cases over the past week, down from 1,011 the week before. It’s the third straight week the number of new cases has decreased.

There are 19 people in hospital with COVID-19, down from 27 the previous week. Only one was admitted due to COVID-19. The others were admitted for other reasons and tested positive on or after admission.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-covid-19-deaths-1.6545981

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