Niagara Region sees two more deaths from COVID-19, 108 in hospitals


Published February 2, 2022 at 3:18 pm

There were two more casualties to COVID-19 in Niagara Region last night, pushing the fatality number to 492 since the pandemic began.

While regional health officials continue to note that their figures are underestimations, Niagara reported 173 new known cases today (February 2) against 340 resolved cases, dropping the region to 2,658 known cases.

At the moment, there are 108 patients in Niagara hospitals with the virus – 84 of whom were admitted with COVID-19. Of those, 25 are in the ICU.

Niagara is slowly closing in on one million vaccinations as 989,490 jabs have been administered.

St. Catherines with the largest population continues to lead the municipalities with 824 known cases, followed by Niagara Falls with 526 before dropping off to Welland at 297.

Lincoln is showing 164 known cases followed by Fort Erie at 144 and Grimsby with 140. Port Colborne is registering 106 known cases with Pelham and Thorold both at 102. At the bottom is Niagara-on-the-Lake with 98, West Lincoln at 83 and Wainfleet with just 25.

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