Quebec reports under 1,500 new COVID-19 cases for 4th consecutive day

Jan 27 2021, 4:22 pm

Quebec public health is reporting under 1,500 new COVID-19 cases for the fourth consecutive day.

The Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux has added 1,328 new cases of the virus totalling 257,330 since the pandemic began across Quebec.

Along with the new cases, the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux has added 53 deaths to the province’s total.

Of the newly-added deaths, 16 have occurred in the past day, 30 occurred between January 20 and 25, four from earlier in January, and three from “unknown dates.”

The number of hospitalizations decreased by 34 since yesterday, for a cumulative total of 1,290. The amount of patients in intensive care has increased by four since Tuesday for a total of 221 across Quebec.

Over the past 24 hours, 4,340 doses of the vaccine were administered for a total of 229,219 throughout Quebec. To date, 238,100 doses have been received.

COVID-19-related death tolls in the province has now reached 9,630.

Public health also reports 2,502,300 negative cases, with 232,221 being deemed “recoveries.”

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

Hospitals and public health officials reported the new data as of Monday, January 25 at 6 pm.

This month, Quebec Premier François Legault said the virus was “spreading too fast” and is “out of control” in the province.

Santé Quebec advises residents to “frequently wash” their hands (for 20 seconds with soap and water), use alcohol-based disinfectant, respect the measures regarding private gatherings, and limit travel as much as possible.

The distribution of deaths in Quebec, by age group, is as follows:

The distribution of provincial cases per age group is as follows:

Canada’s COVID-19 death toll is now 19,403, with 757,022 total cases.

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