The CIUSSS de l’Estrie – CHUS has announced that the vaccination centre in Granby will be moved to the Galeries de Granby shopping mall on rue Évangéline as of this Wednesday, June 30. The move will take place over the course of the day on Tuesday, with activities getting started on Wednesday as soon as the vaccines are on site. Individuals whose appointment is to take place on Wednesday in Granby should go directly to the new site, park in the lot off Simonds Street North, and enter by door six.
A total of 8,053,529 doses of vaccine had been administered in Québec as of Monday morning which, combined with 21,268 doses administered to Quebecers outside of the province, meant a cumulative total of 8,074,797 doses received by Quebecers so far. This coverage accounts for a first dose in 70.9 per cent of the population (or 81 per cent of the population 12 and up), and adequate vaccination in 26.3 per cent.
Updated information on the vaccination campaign in the Eastern Townships is expected during the day on Tuesday, but 453,651 doses had been administered in total as of Monday.
The Eastern Townships reported six new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, all of which were in the Haute-Yamaska area. This brought the total number of cases in the region since March of 2020 to 14,886, only 18 of which are still considered active. The number of deaths linked to the virus in the region remains unchanged, at 351. As of the most recent figures there were eight people hospitalized because of the virus in the Townships, none of whom was in intensive care.
The Province of Quebec reported 254 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, 76 of which were from Monday’s report. As a result, the total number of people infected since the start of the pandemic increased to 374,660, even as the number of active cases across the province fell below 1,000, to reach 934.
The total number of deaths in the province only increased by one over that time, to 11,203, and the number of hospitalizations decreased to 124, with 31 in intensive care.