In Quebec, health officials reported 643 new cases and the death of five more people due to the COVID-19 health crisis.
The number of hospitalizations related to the new coronavirus rose by five to 302. This comes after 32 patients were admitted and 27 were discharged.
This includes 86 people in intensive care units, which is a drop of two compared to the day before.
Over the course of the immunization rollout, the province has administered more than 12.9 million shots of the COVID-19 vaccine. This includes 16,094 doses in the last 24 hour period.
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The Quebec Public Health Institute says 89.8 percent of the population 12 years and older have received at least one dose of the vaccine and 86.3 percent are fully inoculated.
The latest screening data shows 32,393 tests were performed on Wednesday.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the province has recorded a total of 414,573 cases and 11,410 deaths.
Meanwhile, the number of people who have recovered from the virus has exceeded 398,000.
–with files from The Canadian Press
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