Quebec reports 760 new COVID-19 cases and eight additional virus-related deaths on Saturday as hospitalizations declined.
The province’s daily death toll hovers just below 800 for most of the week, with the exception of Friday, when there was a small jump with 838 cases.
Montreal has 235 new cases, more than any other region in the province.
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Of the eight deaths, two were recorded in the past 24 hours, and the rest were before 13 May. The death toll is currently over 11,000.
The number of hospitalizations associated with COVID-19 fell on Saturday from 21 to 509. Of these, 120 patients are in the intensive care unit, which is three less than on Friday.
Quebec has reported more than 362,580 cases of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic that hit the province. At least 344,039 patients recovered.
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More than 98,567 doses of vaccine were administered in the province on Friday, adding to the total of at least 4.2 million immunizations since the province’s immunization program began in December.
Health officials say at least 46 percent of the province’s population received the first dose of the vaccine.
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