Quebec reports 602 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths.
In a press release on Saturday, the province says 297 people are hospitalized and 84 of them are in intensive care.
On Friday, the Quebec Public Health Institute said there were fewer COVID-19 outbreaks in the workplace for the second week in a row, which ended on October 2.
The health department says 13,738 doses of vaccine were administered yesterday.
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The institute of public health says 89.8 percent of Québec residents age 12 and older have received at least one dose of vaccine and 86.3 percent are considered adequately vaccinated.
Health Minister Christian Dube has said that groups representing health professionals should make the COVID-19 vaccine a condition for their members to stay up-to-date.
This Canadian Press report was first published on October 9, 2021.