Region of Waterloo COVID-19: Hospitalizations up, 1 more death this weekOUS News

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Waterloo Region health officials report that there are 15 more people in local hospitals with COVID-19 than a week ago.

There are 50 people in the Waterloo Region Hospital with COVID-19, according to Friday’s dashboard update. One of those patients is in the intensive care unit, up from four a week ago.

The number of outbreaks in high-risk settings decreased by three from 16 to 13. Nine of these outbreaks occurred in long-term care or nursing homes, two in hospitals, and two in crowded settings—a category that includes correctional facilities, group homes, and shelters.

One new death is reported this week. Health officials did not immediately respond to a request for more information about the deceased, including their age.

(Region of Waterloo)

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