The Province of Quebec reported 103 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total number of people infected since the start of the pandemic to 376,519 with 690 active cases, a slight increase over Tuesday’s report.
There were 0 new deaths, but the total number of deaths linked to the virus decreased by one, to 11,235, due to the withdrawal of a death deemed not attributable to COVID-19. There were 72 hospitalizations, a decrease of 5, and 21 people in intensive care, the same number as the previous day.
In keeping with the announcement made on Tuesday, there was no update to the number of new cases in the Eastern Townships on Wednesday, but the number of hospitalizations came back down slightly to five, with no one in intensive care.
The province recorded another 100,819 doses of vaccine administered, for a total of 10,268,575 doses administered in Québec. This accounts for first dose coverage in 83.1 per cent of the population over the age of 12 and adequate vaccination in 57.3 per cent of that same group.