Quebec back above 100 new COVID-19 cases for first time in 7 days

Quebec reported 126 new COVID-19 cases and three additional pandemic-related deaths attributable Wednesday.

The last time the province reported more than 100 new daily cases was 127 on June 23.

Since the last report, another 108,607 doses of the novel coronavirus vaccine were given as part of the immunization rollout. So far, more than 8.2 million shots have been doled out.

The number of hospitalizations linked to the health crisis fell again. There are five fewer patients for a total of 117.

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Of them, there are 35 Quebecers in intensive care units, a rise of four from the previous day.

When it comes to screening, the latest information available shows 19,611 tests were administered Monday.

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The province’s caseload now stands at 374,857, while the death toll has reached 11,210.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 362,000 recoveries have been recorded.

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