Quebec is reporting 1,328 new cases of COVID-19 and 53 more deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus, including 16 that occurred in the past 24 hours.
Health officials said today hospitalizations dropped by 34, to 1,290, and 221 people were in intensive care, a rise of four.
The province says 4,340 doses of vaccine were administered Tuesday, for a total of 229,219. Officials say Quebec has received a total of 238,100 vaccine doses and does not expect to receive more this week.
Authorities say an outbreak at a jail in Saint-Jerome, north of Montreal, has grown and that 73 inmates and 18 staff have active cases of COVID-19.
The province says 1,418 more people have recovered from COVID-19, for a total of 232,221. Officials say there are 15,479 active reported infections in the province.
Quebec has reported a total of 257,330 COVID-19 infections and 9,630 deaths linked to the virus.