Quebec adds 323 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations keep climbing


Quebec reported 323 new COVID-19 infections but no additional deaths Tuesday as hospitalizations rose in the province.

Health officials say the number of pandemic-related hospitalizations increased by six to 88. This includes 27 patients in intensive care units, which remains the same as the previous day.

The vaccination campaign, meanwhile, saw another 43,831 shots given since the last update. In Quebec, more than 11.8 million doses have been administered since the beginning of the rollout.

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When it comes to screening, 13,956 tests were conducted Sunday, the most recent day for which that information is available.

The province’s case count has reached 382,319 while the health crisis has killed 11,242 Quebecers to date.

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Recoveries from the virus have topped 368,000.

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