Quebec reports less than 80 new COVID-19 cases as province turns to Green Zone

Jun 28 2021, 9:08 am

As the entire province downgrades to the Green Zone, public health is reporting under 80 new COVID-19 cases across Quebec.

The Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux has added 76 new cases to the provincial tally over the past 24 hours.

No additional deaths have been reported over the past 24 hours and 73,754 COVID-19 vaccines were administered across the province for a total of 8,074,797 since December 2020.

Hospitalizations have decreased by 11 over the past 24 hours and now total 124. Intensive care numbers decreased by nine for a total of 31 across the province.

There have now been 11,203 deaths in the province since the pandemic began, an increase of only one since Friday. There have now been 374,660 confirmed cases, 3,711,949 negative cases, and 362,523 COVID-19 recoveries.

As of Monday morning, all of Quebec has been downgraded to the Green Zone. No areas of the province are currently in Yellow, Orange, or Red Zones.

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Last week, Premier François Legault said the situation in Quebec “continues to improve” and says the government is “exactly where we thought” in terms of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and reopening plan.

As case numbers continue to decline, Legault said the government has “reached its objective” and specifically pointed out that people can move from having “little parties to big ones.”

“We can go from little parties to big ones,” said Legault in French. “We’ve reached our objectives.”

He also said that fully vaccinated people could be maskless in public spaces by the end of August.

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

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

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Canada’s COVID-19 death toll is now 26,227, along with 1,413,203 total cases.

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