No COVID-19 deaths, just under 1,600 new cases reported in Quebec over the past 24 hours

Apr 12 2021, 8:45 am

Quebec public health has reported zero COVID-19-related deaths and just under 1,600 new cases over the past day.

The Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux has added two virus-related deaths to the provincial total from earlier in April.

Public health has added 1,599 new cases to the provincial tally and hospitalizations have increased by 22 for a total of 630 across the province, 142 of whom are in intensive care (an increase of three from Sunday).

Since Sunday morning, 52,705 doses of the vaccine were administered for a provincial total of 1,944,877.

There are now 327,982 total cases, 10,744 deaths, 304,267 recoveries, and 3,148,799 negative cases.

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

Last week, Quebec Premier François Legault announced Montreal and Laval’s nightly curfew would revert to 8 pm, as a “preventative measure” amid an uptick in COVID-19 cases.

On Sunday, hundreds of people protested the new curfew time in the Old Port.

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 23,315, along with 1,060,157 total cases.

DH Montreal StaffDH Montreal Staff

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