Quebec reports more than 600 new COVID-19 cases since Monday

Sep 14 2021, 8:20 am

The Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux has confirmed 633 new COVID-19 cases since yesterday’s update.

To date, the total number of people infected in Quebec since the pandemic began has risen to 399,058.

Public health has also reported seven additional deaths over the past 24 hours.

Hospitalizations have increased by 3 since yesterday and now total 230. Patients in intensive care have increased by three throughout Quebec to 78.

Over the past 24 hours, 14,116 vaccine doses were administered, amounting to 12,650,493 since December 2020.

Over the course of the pandemic, there have been 11,312 deaths and 381,505 reported recoveries.

As of September 1, the province’s vaccine passport is in effect, becoming the first of its kind in Canada.

Vaccination proof is verified through VaxiCode, available on iOS devices and Google Play.

Quebec Premier François Legault said the vaccine passport would be used for non-essential services and that “certain privileges” would be extended to fully vaccinated people in Quebec.

Legault says the uptick of coronavirus cases in the province is “worrisome.”

The government has also made the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for all healthcare workers in the province.

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 27,238, along with over 1.55 million total cases.

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