Quebec is back over 1,000 daily cases of COVID-19

Record Staff
Quebec is back over 1,000 daily cases of  COVID-19

After a brief dip in new cases of COVID-19 in the province on Sunday, Quebec, for a second day is back over 1,000, with 1,053 new cases of the virus reported in the province Wednesday. A total of 265,579 have been infected since the beginning of the pandemic in Quebec. According to public health, 242,692 are considered recovered.
Recent data also reports 37 new deaths, for a total of 9,899 in Quebec. The number of hospitalizations decreased by four compared to the previous day, for a cumulative total of 1,106. Among those, the number of people in intensive care decreased by one, for a total of 177.
Wednesday 590 doses of vaccine were administered in the province, for a total of 241,546. To date, 256,625 doses have been delivered to Quebec.
In the Estrie region 42 new cases were confirmed, bringing the local total to 10,693.
Among the 42 new cases, 16 are in Sherbrooke, nine are in the Granit regional health sector and seven are from the Haut-Yamaska (including Bromont).
La Pommeraie and Memphrémagog reported four new cases each and one was reported in Coaticook. Des Sources and Val Saint-Francois sectors reported no new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday.
No new deaths were reported Wednesday in the region. The total deaths so far in the territory served by the CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHUS is 279.

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