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