Quebec reports under 900 new COVID-19 cases over the past day

Mar 29 2021, 8:27 am

Quebec public health is reporting less than 900 new COVID-19 cases over the past day, two new deaths, and over 38,000 administered vaccines.

Since Sunday morning, Quebec has added 891 new coronavirus cases and administered 38,801 vaccines across the province.

According to the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, along with two deaths over the past 24 hours, three were added from earlier in March.

Hospitalizations have decreased by three since Sunday morning for a total of 477 across the province, and patients in intensive care have increased by six for a total of 120.

There are now 309,202 total cases, 10,651 deaths, 290,564 recoveries, and 2,996,713 negative cases.

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

As of March 29, high school students across Quebec (including red zones) returned to in-person classes full-time.

During a press conference last week, Premier François Legault said public health would be ramping up vaccines, hoping to administer at least 50,000 per day “as soon as possible.”

“Last week, we pushed back the curfew, but it doesn’t mean we should visit people — it is still prohibited,” he said.

“It is very important that when it is your turn, you go get vaccinated,” he concluded.

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 22,855, along with 970,065 total cases.

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