Hospital, ICU admissions jump as Manitoba reports 5 more COVID-19 deaths last week

Five more people died due to COVID-19 last week as the numbers of cases and hospitalizations continued to rise in Manitoba, says the weekly epidemiological report released on Thursday.

From April 3 to 9, 177 people were admitted to hospital with COVID-19.

That’s an increase of 36, or 25.5 per cent, over the 141 hospital admissions reported the week before.

The province also reported a jump in intensive care unit admissions — 19 last week compared to 11 the previous week

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