Quebec Reports 591 New COVID-19 Infections, Two More Deaths – Montreal | The Canadian News

Quebec reported 591 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and two additional deaths related to the virus.

Health officials say the number of hospitalizations dropped from six to 244, while the number of patients in intensive care dropped from one to 67.

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As for vaccines, authorities say 8,120 doses were administered in the past 24 hours, including 2,764 first injections.

On Friday, the province’s institute of public health said that 90.6 percent of Quebec residents aged 12 and over have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 87.8 percent consider themselves that he is adequately vaccinated with both injections.

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Authorities say there are currently 470 active COVID-19 outbreaks in Quebec.

The province has reported an average of 450 new COVID-19 cases per day for the past seven days.

–With files from The Canadian Press

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