Monday, January 18

COVID-19: Quebec reports 1,333 cases and 23 deaths


MONTREAL – Quebec reported Monday 1,333 new cases of COVID-19, 23 deaths and a significant increase in hospitalizations.

Eight deaths have occurred in the past 24 hours, 14 between November 23 and 28 and one on an unknown date.

The total number of people infected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 142,371 in the province, and there are 7,056 deaths.

The number of hospitalizations increased by 28 compared to the previous day, for a total of 693. Among these patients, the number of people in intensive care increased by two, and now stands at 94.

27,115 samples were taken on November 28, for a total of 3,897,373.

In Canada

Across Canada, 373,317 cases of COVID-19 and 12,062 deaths have been reported since the virus first appeared in the country.

Here is the distribution of cases across the country since the start of the pandemic, according to the most recent provincial and territorial reports:

  • 142,371 cases in Quebec, including 7,056 deaths;
  • 116,492 cases in Ontario, including 3,656 deaths;
  • 56,444 cases in Alberta, including 533 deaths;
  • 30,884 cases in British Columbia, including 395 deaths;
  • 16,483 cases in Manitoba, including 301 deaths;
  • 8,239 cases in Saskatchewan, including 45 deaths;
  • 1,271 cases in Nova Scotia, including 65 deaths;
  • 481 cases in New Brunswick, including seven deaths;
  • 333 cases in Newfoundland and Labrador, including four deaths;
  • 177 cases in Nunavut;
  • 72 cases in Prince Edward Island;
  • 42 cases in the Yukon, including one death;
  • 15 cases in the Northwest Territories;

To these provincial and territorial reports are added the 13 cases, all cured, among passengers repatriated from the cruise ship Grand Princess on March 10.

SEE: Canadians vaccinated before the end of summer?




Reference-quebec.huffingtonpost.ca

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