Coronavirus Canada Updates: Quebec adds 105 new COVID-19 cases, 6 more deaths as hospitalizations keep dropping

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: Quebec adds 105 new COVID-19 cases, 6 more deaths as hospitalizations keep dropping
Coronavirus Canada Updates: Quebec adds 105 new COVID-19 cases, 6 more deaths as hospitalizations keep dropping

Quebec is reporting 105 new infections and six more deaths related to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis Tuesday.

The most recent daily tally of new cases marks the 10th day that it is under the 200 mark as the situation improves.

Health officials say another 91,732 shots of the novel coronavirus vaccine were administered since the last report. More than 6.8 million doses have been given over the course of the immunization rollout.

The province has received more than 511,000 of the 546,390 doses of the Pfizer vaccine expected this week. A shipment of 654,080 doses of the Moderna vaccine is set to arrive as well.

The number of hospitalizations linked to the pandemic fell by five to 209. This includes 50 patients in intensive care, a drop of four compared to the previous day.

When it comes to screening, the latest information shows 15,968 tests were conducted Sunday.

The province’s growing caseload now stands at 373,217. Since the beginning of the health crisis, 360,410 recoveries have been reported.

Quebec has seen 11,177 deaths attributed to the virus to date. The death toll was amended Tuesday to remove two previously reported deaths after an investigation.

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