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Last week, Manitoba saw eight COVID-19 deaths and 111 hospitalizations

Last week in Manitoba, there were eight COVID-19 deaths and 111 hospitalizations.

Key Takeaways:

  • According to the province, eight more Manitobans have died as a result of COVID-19, and more than 100 people were admitted to hospitals with the virus last week.
  • According to the report, eight people have died, bringing the total number of people who have died to 1,744 as of March 26.

According to the province, eight more Manitobans have died as a result of COVID-19, and more than 100 people were admitted to hospitals with the virus last week.

The information was released on Thursday as part of the province’s first weekly COVID-19 surveillance report, which shows hospitalizations and other effects. The data provided is current as of March 26. Last week, the province stopped publishing daily dashboards on COVID-19 cases and deaths.

According to the report, eight deaths have been reported, bringing the total number of deaths to 1,744 as of March 26. 111 Manitobans were admitted to hospitals this week, down from 127.

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According to the report, 16 of the 111 people admitted to the hospital were placed in intensive care units.

According to the surveillance report, there were 979 lab-confirmed COVID-19 reported cases in Manitoba this week, down from 1,244 the previous week. The lab test positivity rate was 13.9 percent, down from 14.5 percent the week before.

Last week in Manitoba, there were eight COVID-19 deaths and 111 hospitalizations.
Last week in Manitoba, there were eight COVID-19 deaths and 111 hospitalizations. Image from CHVN Radio

According to the province, the actual count of positive COVID-19 cases is likely higher because at-home rapid tests are not involved in the total.

Regarding vaccinations, 82.6 percent of Manitobans who are eligible have received at least one dose, and 78.2 percent have received two doses and are considered fully vaccinated. According to the report, 41% of eligible Manitobans had received the third dose as of February 28.

Every Thursday at 10 a.m., the report will be released.

Source: CTV News

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