Hospital numbers currently hover around 1,000

Record Staff
Hospital numbers currently hover around 1,000

Quebec’s Monday update on the COVID-19 situation in the province included 1,002 people in hospital with the virus. Similar to what happened last week, this number represents an increase of 13 compared to numbers recorded but not reported on Sunday, but a decrease overall from where things stood at the end of last week. The number of people in hospital specifically because of Covid was 408.

The number of people in intensive care increased slightly to 48, 36 of whom were in ICU because of the virus.

There were five new Covid-related deaths recorded across the province in Monday’s data which, added to 25 that were recorded over Saturday and Sunday, borught the overall total since the start of the pandemic to 14,265.

As of the start of this week there were 61 people in hospital with COVID-19 across the Eastern Townships, only one of whom was in intensive care. Meanwhile, the number of deaths linked to the virus in the region remained unchanged at 547.

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