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Seven more COVID-19 deaths in Manitoba amid declining hospitalizations

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the virus that causes COVID-19. CANADIAN PRESS/NIAID-RML via AP

Seven more Manitobans with COVID-19 have died, public health officials reported Friday, including a woman in her 40s from the Prairie Mountain region.

That brings the province’s current death toll to 1,675.

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Hospitalization numbers, however, continue to improve — with a decrease of 11 Friday, bringing that total to 513.

According to the province, ICU volumes also dropped by three, to 29 patients with COVID-19 in intensive care.

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