Quebec records 342 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths as hospitalizations drop

Quebec reported 342 new COVID-19 cases and four more deaths as hospitalizations were on the downswing Tuesday.

Health officials say the number of pandemic-related hospitalizations dropped by six to 297. This comes after 25 patients were admitted and 31 were discharged.

Of them, there were 75 people in intensive care units, a decrease of two compared with the previous day.

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The immunization campaign saw another 6,258 doses of the novel coronavirus vaccine administered in the past 24 hours. More than 13.1 million shots have been doled out to date.

When it comes to screening, the latest data shows 22,197 tests were given Sunday.

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Quebec’s COVID-19 has caseload reached 420,471. The death toll stood at 11,453 in the most recent update.

The number of recoveries from the virus, meanwhile, has surpassed 404,000 in the province.

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