Coronavirus: Quebec reports 1,101 new COVID-19 infections

0
77
Coronavirus: Ontario reports more than 3,200 new COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths today
Coronavirus: Ontario reports more than 3,200 new COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths today

Quebec is reporting 1,101 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus, with one occurring in the past 24 hours.

Health authorities say the number of patients in hospital dropped by 14 to 578, with 159 people in intensive care, a drop of five.

The province administered 62,406 doses of COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, and about 36.3 per cent of the population have now received a first dose.

The government has said all adults will be able to book an appointment by mid-May and Health Minister Christian Dube tweeted today that for a second day, 200,000 appointments were booked for those between 50 and 59 years of age.

Authorities will open appointments to those 45 and older beginning Monday.

Quebec has now reported 350,874 infections and 10,933 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. The province has 9,579 active cases.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.