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

As of Tuesday, there were six people on P.E.I. in hospital with COVID-19.  (Tony Davis/CBC - image credit)
As of Tuesday, there were six people on P.E.I. in hospital with COVID-19. (Tony Davis/CBC - image credit)

Two more people with COVID-19 have died on P.E.I. in the past week, according to weekly data provided by the Department of Health and Wellness.

No information on their ages was provided. P.E.I. has now had 75 deaths due to COVID-related illness.

There were 218 confirmed cases over the past seven days. The median age of the new cases is 61.

As of Tuesday, there were six people in hospital with the virus.

There was an average of 153 tests per day over the past week, with 20 per cent testing positive.

There were also 17 lab-confirmed cases of the flu over the past week.