Quebec reports over 300 new COVID-19 cases for second consecutive day

Oct 26 2021, 3:44 pm

More than 300 new COVID-19 cases have been added to Quebec’s total coronavirus tally over the past 24 hours.

The Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux has confirmed 340 new coronavirus cases across the province since Sunday morning.

To date, the total number of people infected in Quebec has risen to 423,335.

Public health also added four additional virus-related deaths in the past 24 hours.

Hospitalizations have remained stable totalling 259 across the province. Patients in intensive care have gone down by three since Monday, now totalling 66.

Over the past day, 8,464 vaccine doses were administered, amounting to 13,184,753 since December 2020.

Throughout the pandemic, there have been 11,481 COVID-19-related deaths in Quebec since March 2020.

In October, Premier François Legault said he thinks the “worst is behind us” regarding the pandemic in Quebec.

Last Thursday, the federal government announced a new standardized COVID-19 vaccine passport system that would apply to travellers in Quebec and the rest of the country.

The distribution of COVID-19 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 national COVID-19 death toll is now 28,805, along with 1,702,587 total cases.

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