Quebec tops 830 new COVID-19 cases as province reports 3 more deaths


Quebec reported 837 new COVID-19 infections and three more pandemic-related deaths Friday.

Health officials say the number of patients rose by six for a total of 262. This includes 95 people in intensive care, a bump of eight compared to the previous day.

The vaccination rollout recorded another 21,813 shots of the novel coronavirus vaccine administered in the past 24-hour period. The province has given more than 12.7 million doses to date.

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When it comes to screening, 32,586 tests were carried out Wednesday.

Since the beginning of the health crisis, Quebec has recorded a total of 401,462 cases. The death toll has reached 11,318.

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The province has seen 383,334 people recover from the virus to date.

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