Quebec reported six new deaths linked to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, at the same time when a slight drop was seen in hospitalizations.

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Four patients left hospitals in the province on Thursday, for a total of 1,080 people still hospitalized with COVID-19. On the intensive care side, 30 beds are occupied, three less than the day before.

La Belle Province reported 1,138 new cases detected by PCR tests and 437 positive rapid tests which were self-reported on the government platform.

Nearly 5,188 health care workers are absent from the network due to the virus for preventive withdrawal, isolation or awaiting results, which represents an increase compared to the previous day.

The situation in Quebec as of June 23:

  • 1,138 new cases, for a total of 1,082,276 people infected*;
  • 6 new deaths reported in the last 24 hours, for a total of 15,559 deaths;
  • 5,188 healthcare workers absent for COVID-related reasons (preventive withdrawal, isolation, awaiting results, etc.);
  • 1,080 hospitalizations, a decrease of 4 compared to the previous day;
    • 85 new entries,
    • 89 new releases;
  • 30 people in intensive care, a decrease of 3 compared to the previous day;
    • 2 new entries,
    • 5 new releases;
  • 12,098 samples taken on June 21;
  • 225,842 self-declared rapid tests so far, including 186,001 positive: 488 declared for the day yesterday, including 437 positive.

* The number of cases listed is not representative of the situation since access to screening centers is restricted to priority clienteles

*** For detailed results by region, see the INSPQ website by clicking here.

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