Quebec has reported over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for a week straight

Apr 6 2021, 8:26 am

For the seventh consecutive day, public health is reporting over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases across Quebec.

According to the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, 1,168 coronavirus cases were confirmed over the past 24 hours.

Public health has added four COVID-19-related deaths to the provincial tally, one of which occurred over the past day and three from earlier in April.

Hospitalizations have increased by 11 since Monday morning for a total of 514 across the province. Patients in intensive care have increased by two for a total of 121.

Since Monday morning, 39,816 doses of the vaccine were administered for a provincial total of 1,592,197.

There are now 318,532 total cases, 10,701 deaths, 297,384 recoveries, and 3,081,041 negative cases.

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

Quebec Premier François Legault is giving an evening news conference from Montreal on Tuesday at 5 pm.

Accompanied by Health Minister Christian Dubé and the director of public health, Dr. Horacio Arruda, it is expected that Legault will announce changes to public health rules amid a rising number of provincial cases.

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

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

Canada’s COVID-19 death toll is now 23,118, along with 1,014,373 total cases.

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