Quebec reports 451 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths – Montreal | The Canadian News

Quebec reported 451 new COVID-19 infections and four more virus-related deaths on Saturday.

This brings the death toll in the province to 11,470 since the start of the pandemic.

Health officials say hospitalizations decreased for the fifth day in a row and amounted to 255. The number of patients in intensive care is 68.

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As for vaccines, authorities say 3,447 first doses and 6,133 second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the last 24 hours.

Quebec Public Health says that 90 percent of eligible people 12 and older have received at least one shot of the vaccine, and about 86 percent are fully vaccinated.

–With files from The Canadian Press

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