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Manitoba COVID-19 numbers continue to decrease, despite 3 deaths, 80 hospitalizations reported

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Although three new deaths were reported, the overall number of severe outcomes from COVID-19 infection continues to drop in Manitoba, according to the latest numbers from the province.

Between June 5 and 11, 80 Manitobans were hospitalized, 14 of whom went into intensive care.

That’s a significant decrease from the 100 hospitalizations and seven deaths the week before, but double the number of ICU patients from that week’s seven.

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In the weekly update, Manitoba also reported three outbreaks in long-term care facilities.

The three deaths bring the province’s total to 2,015 since pandemic reporting began.

Wastewater surveillance data for the city of Winnipeg still indicates ongoing COVID-19 activity, but with a generalized decrease.

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