Quebec adds 759 new COVID-19 cases over past 3 days


The uptick in pandemic-related infections continued in Quebec where health authorities reported 250 new COVID-19 cases on Monday.

The latest case count is part of the 759 new cases were recorded over the past three days, but the province did not break the tallies down for each weekend day.

Since the last report, one additional death linked to the health crisis was added to the tally.

The immunization campaign, meanwhile, saw another 29,657 doses of the novel coronavirus vaccine administered since the last report. More than 11.4 million shots have been given in Quebec to date.

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The number of hospitalizations fell slightly. There are two fewer patients since Friday, bringing the total to 55. This includes 14 people in intensive care units, a drop of one from before the weekend.

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Quebec gave another 13,678 tests Saturday, the latest day for which screening information is available.

The province’s case count stood at 379,439 while the death toll has reached 11,242 as of Monday. The number of recoveries from the virus has topped 366,000.

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