Quebec is reporting 769 new instances of COVID-19 right now and 14 extra deaths linked to the illness, together with 4 throughout the previous 24 hours.
The Well being Division says the variety of hospitalizations declined by 23 to 700.
It says 120 persons are in intensive care, a decline of seven from the day earlier than.
Well being authorities say 15,386 doses of vaccine have been administered yesterday– the very best single-day complete for the reason that province started its immunization marketing campaign — for a complete of 329,324.
Well being Minister Christian Dubé issued a tweet describing the state of affairs as “very encouraging” and calling on residents to proceed following well being measures to make sure provincial public well being indicators proceed to enhance.
Quebec’s Nationwide Public Well being Institute says it has confirmed seven extra instances of the coronavirus variant first detected in the UK within the Montreal space.
There have now been 22 confirmed instances of variants of concern in Quebec, together with 18 in Montreal, and an extra 286 instances are below investigation.
Quebec has reported 281,456 confirmed instances of COVID-19 and 10,292 deaths related to the novel coronavirus for the reason that starting of the pandemic.
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