Quebec reports 386 new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations down slightly


Quebec recorded 386 new cases but no additional deaths Monday as the province continues to deal with an evolving fourth wave of COVID-19.

The latest daily tally is part of the official update from the government, which says a total of 1,569 infections were reported over the past three days.

Hospitalizations related to the novel coronavirus dropped by one since last Friday for a total of 125. This includes 37 patients in intensive care units, an increase of one compared to before the weekend.

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The immunization rollout saw another 20,138 shots of the vaccine administered, including 19,602 in the past 24-hour period. Quebec has doled out more than 12.3 million doses to date.

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Health authorities say 16,422 tests took place Saturday, the most recent day for which screening information is available.

The province has reported 388,799 COVID-19 cases to date. The health crisis has killed 11,285 Quebecers.

Over the course of the pandemic, more than 373,000 people have recovered from the virus.

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