Quebec reports more than 900 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

Quebec is reporting 915 new cases and five more deaths related to the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday.

The province’s total numbers of infections stands at 354,390 while the death toll has now reached 10,964.

Recoveries, meanwhile, have surpassed 334,000 since the health crisis began.

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The immunization campaign saw another 57,033 doses given, for more than 3.3 million to date. The minimum age requirement has also been lowered to anyone who is 40 and older.

Hospitalizations related to the novel coronavirus dropped by six to 588. Of those patients, there are 152 in intensive care units across the province, a drop of three from the previous day.

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Authorities say 39,961 tests were administered Monday, the latest day for which that information is available.

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