Quebec adds more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases, 13 additional deaths

Apr 30 2021, 8:17 am

Quebec public health has added 1,041 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours and 13 additional virus-related deaths.

According to the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, provincial cases now total 349,773, along with 10,926 deaths.

Of the newly reported deaths, three occurred over the past 24 hours, and ten were attributed to earlier in April.

The province has now administered over three million COVID-19 vaccines across the province since December. In the past day, 63,145 shots were administered for a total of 3,104,026.

Hospitalizations have decreased by 31 since Thursday morning for a total of 592 across the province. Intensive care numbers decreased by one for a total of 164.

There are now 3,412,302 negative cases in Quebec and 329,174 COVID-19 recoveries.

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

During a Thursday afternoon press conference, Health Minister Chrisitan Dubé announced all Quebec adults will be able to book a vaccination appointment by May 14.

Dubé said Quebec is due to get large shipments of vaccines over the next few weeks, allowing for all adults in the province to get vaccinated eventually. He says the government will “without a doubt” meet its June 24 objective.

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 24,169, along with 1,211,083 total cases.

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