As the health crisis continues, Quebec reported 701 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths on Friday.
The number of hospitalizations related to the pandemic increased from 15 to 298. This includes 91 patients in intensive care units, an increase of one compared to the previous day.
When it comes to vaccination, the province gave another 18,070 doses of the new coronavirus vaccine last day. To date, more than 12.8 million shots have been delivered.
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Meanwhile, the latest screening information shows 37,463 tests were performed on Wednesday.
The number of cases in the province stood at 406,429. During the course of the pandemic, 11,349 Quebecers have died.
As of Friday, recoveries from the virus exceeded 388,000.
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