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P.E.I. reports 2 more deaths related to COVID-19

Nine people were in hospital with COVID-19 over the past week.  (Tony Davis/CBC - image credit)
Nine people were in hospital with COVID-19 over the past week. (Tony Davis/CBC - image credit)

Two more people with COVID-19 have died on Prince Edward Island, according to weekly data provided by the Department of Health and Wellness.

In total, 85 people with COVID-19 have died on P.E.I. since the beginning of the pandemic.

There were nine people in hospital with COVID-19 during the past week, up from three the previous week.

The number of confirmed cases was also up — 159 compared with 144 the previous week.

There was an average of 131 tests per day, with 17.4 per cent coming back positive.