Quebec back up above 100 new COVID-19 cases


Quebec saw an uptick in infections with 103 new cases linked to the COVID-19 health crisis on Wednesday, but reported no additional deaths.

On Tuesday, there were 76 new cases, so today’s number is an increase of 27.

The number of pandemic-related hospitalizations dropped on Wednesday by five to 72. This includes 21 people in intensive care units, which remained unchanged from the previous day.

The novel coronavirus vaccination rollout saw an additional 100,819 shots administered since the last update. Over the course of the campaign, more than 10.2 million doses have been given.

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Health officials say 14,885 tests were conducted Monday, the latest day for which screening data is available.

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The province has seen a total of 376,519 infections and the health crisis has killed 11,235 Quebecers. The death toll was changed Wednesday following an investigation, however, to remove a death previously attributed to the virus.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 364,594 recoveries have been recorded.

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