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In Manitoba, 3 new COVID-19 deaths were reported on Thursday

On Thursday, Manitoba saw three new COVID-19 deaths.

Key takeaways:

  • The death toll from COVID-19 in Manitoba climbed to 1,685 on Thursday after the province announced 3 new deaths.
  • There are 459 patients in need of attention, according to COVID-19 hospital data, including 29 in the intensive care unit.
  • In terms of vaccines, 86.2 percent of Manitobans who were eligible received one dose, 82.1 percent received two doses, and 43.9 percent received three doses.

On Thursday, Manitoba’s COVID-19 death toll climbed to 1,685 after the province announced three new deaths.

2 of the victims were women in their 30s and 70s from Winnipeg, while the third victim was a lady in her 90s from the Prairie Mountain Health Region.

The province also provided additional information on deaths that occurred earlier in the week. A lady in her 40s from the Prairie Mountain Health Region died on Wednesday due to a Brandon Regional Health Centre infection. A man in his 90s from Winnipeg died due to an outbreak Tuxedo Villa personal care home.

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A guy in his 60s from the Northern Health Region and a woman in her 90s from Prairie Mountain Health was killed on Sunday due to the Sherwood personal care home outbreak.

2 Guy in their 60s and 80s from the Southern Health Region, a woman in her 70s from Winnipeg, and a guy in his 90s from Prairie Mountain Health died on Saturday.

According to COVID-19 hospital data, there are 459 patients needing attention, including 29 in the intensive care unit.

According to health officials, there were 139 hospitalizations as of March 2, down 23.6 percent from the previous week. There were 13 new ICU cases this week, a decrease of 18.22% from the last week.

On Thursday, Manitoba saw three new COVID-19 deaths.
On Thursday, Manitoba saw three new COVID-19 deaths. Image from CBC News

Manitoba has added 165 fresh COVID cases, bringing the total number of active cases to 6,968. However, health officials have stated that case counts are likely higher because at-home rapid tests are not included in the total.

The rate of test positivity after five days is 12.5%.

On the vaccine front, 86.2 % of eligible Manitobans have received one dose, 82.1 % have got 2 doses, and 43.9 % have received three doses.

According to the province, people who have not received all three doses of the COVID vaccine are five times more likely to be hospitalized, six times more likely to be admitted to the ICU, as well as 7 times more likely to die from COVID.

Source: CBC News

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