Hospitalizations rise as Quebec reports more than 230 new COVID-19 cases


Quebec recorded 234 new COVID-19 infections Tuesday amid an uptick in cases in the province, bringing the total to 379,673 since the pandemic began.

There are no new fatalities related to the novel coronavirus, but the tally was changed to remove a previously reported death following an investigation. The health crisis has killed 11,241 Quebecers to date.

The number of hospitalizations rose by seven to 62. This includes 18 patients in intensive care, an increase of four compared to the previous day.

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The vaccination campaign saw another 41,543 doses administered since the last report. So far, more than 11.5 million shots have been given in the province.

When it comes to screening, the most recent information available shows 13,325 tests were conducted Sunday.

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In Quebec, more than 366,000 recoveries from the virus have been reported to date.

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