No COVID-19 deaths reported in Quebec over the past 24 hours

May 3 2021, 8:30 am

Quebec public health is reporting zero COVID-19-related deaths over the past 24 hours. However, two virus-related deaths have been added to the provincial tally from earlier in April.

According to the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, under 800 new coronavirus cases have been added to the total over the past day.

The province has now administered 3,256,401 COVID-19 vaccines across the province since December. In the past day, 37,490 shots were administered.

Hospitalizations have increased by 14 since Sunday morning for a total of 588 across the province. Intensive care numbers decreased by six for a total of 151.

There are now 3,356,252 negative cases in Quebec and 332,577 COVID-19 recoveries.

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

During a press conference last week, 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 24,300, along with 1,234,180 total cases.

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