Quebec reports more than 700 COVID-19 cases again as hospitalizations fall

In Quebec, authorities recorded 781 new cases and five additional deaths attributable to COVID-19 in the province Thursday.

The immunization campaign saw another 95,959 doses of the novel coronavirus vaccine administered. More than four million shots have been given to date, the majority of which have been first doses.

Pandemic-related hospitalizations dropped again by 10 to 520. This includes 121 patients in intensive care units, a decrease of five from the previous day.

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The latest screening information, which dates from Tuesday, shows 37,619 tests were carried out that day.

The province’s case count stands at 360,982 one of the highest tallies of COVID-19 infections in the country. Recoveries, meanwhile, have now surpassed 342,000.

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Quebec’s death toll has reached 11,017.

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