Quebec public health has confirmed 6,783 new COVID-19 cases since December 24, after reporting was paused on December 25 and 26.
According to the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, 2,291 of the new coronavirus cases were added to Quebec’s total in the last 24 hours, marking the highest single-day count since the pandemic began in March.
A total of 110 virus-related deaths have occurred since December 24, 12 of which were reported in the last 24 hours.
The number of hospitalizations has increased by 33 since reporting was paused, for a cumulative total of 1,085 across Quebec. Of the hospitalizations, 149 are in intensive care – an increase of three since the previous report.
Since December 24, 6,145 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the province, 3,126 of which were given yesterday. A total of 17,316 coronavirus vaccines have now been administered in Quebec.
Total coronavirus cases in the province have now reached 192,655, along with 8,023 deaths.
Public health also reports that 53,318 tests were completed on December 24 and 25, and 164,163 people have now recovered in Quebec.
The new data was reported by hospitals and public health officials on Saturday, December 26, at 4 pm.