Quebec reported 715 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and six more deaths attributed to the virus.
The count falls one short of the highest number of new daily COVID-19 cases since September, a mark that reached the province on Friday.
Health officials say COVID-19-related hospitalizations fell by seven from the day before to 198, while the number of patients in intensive care increased from four to 44.
Authorities say 2,305 first doses of vaccine were administered in the last 24 hours in addition to the 4,005 second doses.
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The Quebec Public Health Institute says 91 percent of residents 12 and older have received at least one dose and 87 percent are considered adequately vaccinated.
The provincial death toll now stands at 11,541.
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