More than 1.3 million people in Quebec have received the COVID-19 vaccine

Mar 30 2021, 8:21 am

Quebec public health is reporting that over 1.3 million people in the province have received the COVID-19 vaccine since the rollout began at the end of January.

Since Monday morning, 42,771 vaccines were administered across the province, for a total of 1,305,840.

According to the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, 864 were confirmed over the past 24 hours, along with seven new deaths, one of which occurred over the past day.

Hospitalizations have increased by ten since Monday morning for a total of 487 across the province, and patients in intensive care have increased by six for a total of 126.

There are now 310,066 total cases, 10,658 deaths, 291,290 recoveries, and 3,006,401 negative cases.

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

As of March 29, high school students across Quebec (including red zones) returned to in-person classes full-time.

During a press conference last week, Premier François Legault said public health would be ramping up vaccines, hoping to administer at least 50,000 per day “as soon as possible.”

“Last week, we pushed back the curfew, but it doesn’t mean we should visit people — it is still prohibited,” he said.

“It is very important that when it is your turn, you go get vaccinated,” he concluded.

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

Quebec.ca

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

Quebec.ca

Canada’s COVID-19 death toll is now 22,900, along with 971,718 total cases.

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