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On Tuesday, the number of COVID-19 hospitals in Manitoba increased by 19

On Tuesday, Manitoba's COVID-19 hospital count increased by 19

Key takeaways:

  • On the COVID-19 dashboard on Tuesday, the province reported 620 people hospitalized, up from 601 on Monday.
  • In terms of vaccines, 85.1 percent of Manitobans who are eligible have received at least one dose, while 78.3 percent have received two doses and are considered fully vaccinated.

As per the most current digits released by the province, more Manitobans have been admitted to hospitals with COVID-19.

On Tuesday, the province reported 620 people hospitalized on the COVID-19 dashboard, up from 601 on Monday. 588 of the patients have active COVID-19 infections.

There are 48 patients in the ICU, up one is from Monday; 46 of them are infectious.

Also read: COVID has resulted in over 600 hospitalizations in Manitoba

The following are the hospital figures by region:

  • In Winnipeg, 413 people were hospitalized, 27 of them in intensive care units.
  • Prairie Mountain Health Region has 68 people, five of whom are in intensive care.
  • There are 55 individuals in the Southern Health Region, nine of whom are in intensive care.
  • There are 47 individuals in the Interlake-Eastern Health Region, six of whom are in intensive care.
  • There are 37 individuals in the Northern Health Region, one in the intensive care unit.

Three new deaths were also reported in Manitoba, bringing the total number of deaths to 1,466 since the outbreak began.

On Tuesday, Manitoba's COVID-19 hospital count increased by 19 | Financial Times
On Tuesday, Manitoba’s COVID-19 hospital count increased by 19. Image from Financial Times

On Tuesday, the province added 847 new instances, bringing the total number of active cases to 40,805. The case numbers released only include results from PCR tests, which are limited in the province and do not include rapid test results.

The current five-day test positivity rate is 34.2 percent.

When it comes to vaccines, 85.1 percent of eligible Manitobans have gotten at least one dose, while 78.3 % have got two doses and are regarded as fully vaccinated. In the meantime, 35.8% have got their booster shot.

The vaccine has been given out in Manitoba in over 2.6 million doses.

Winnipeg remains to lead the way with 85.6 % vaccine uptake, accompanied by 78.1 % in the Interlake-Eastern Health Region.

Source: CTV News

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