Quebec reports one COVID-19 death over past 24 hours

Mar 10 2021, 8:14 am

Quebec public health is reporting one COVID-19-related death over the past 24 hours, along with nine from earlier in March.

Of the newly-added deaths, five occurred between March 3 and 8 and four from earlier on this month.

On Wednesday, the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux also added 792 new coronavirus cases.

The number of hospitalizations has increased by five since Tuesday, for a cumulative total of 581 across Quebec. Among these, the number of people in intensive care has increased by two for a total of 112.

Since Tuesday morning, 18,101 doses of vaccine were administered for a total of 599,833 across the province.

There are now 294,652 cases, 277,185 recoveries, 10,503 deaths, and 2,833,547 negative tests.

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

As of Monday, Quebec’s COVID-19 restrictions have been eased across the province. Last week, Quebec Premier François Legault announced that coronavirus cases have plateaued in the province. “There are no more increases in cases and hospitalizations,” said Legault.

As a result, the government has downgraded most regions in Quebec to orange zones.

As of March 8, gyms, restaurants, venues, places of worship, cinemas, theatres, and indoor sports activities will be able to reopen with eased COVID-19 restrictions.

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

Quebec,ca

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

Quebec.ca

Canada’s COVID-19 death toll is now 22,304, along with 893,518 total cases.

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