Quebec records 184 new COVID-19 cases, highest daily total since June 10

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Quebec is reporting 184 caller COVID-19 cases connected Wednesday arsenic the state continues to spot its regular cases apical the 150 mark, and nary further virus-related deaths.

This is the highest regular fig since June 10, erstwhile the state reported 189 cases. On Tuesday, wellness officials reported an mean of 153 caller regular COVID-19 cases implicit the erstwhile 7 days compared to an mean of 69 the anterior week.

Hospitalizations stay unchangeable astatine 58. Of those, 17 patients are successful the intensive attraction — a alteration of 1 from Tuesday.

As for vaccinations, 49,337 much doses were administered for a full of 11.2 cardinal shots doled retired successful Quebec since the commencement of the pandemic.

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This comes arsenic immoderate Quebec officials called connected the authorities Tuesday to impose a vaccine-passport strategy arsenic soon arsenic possible, informing that if the state waits until September arsenic planned, it could beryllium excessively precocious to debar different lockdown arsenic the fig of caller regular infections proceed to rise.

The propulsion comes arsenic students’ instrumentality to in-person learning successful schools is simply a fewer weeks away, arsenic good arsenic the instrumentality to offices for immoderate of Quebec’s workforce successful September.

According to the province’s nationalist wellness institute, 84.2 per cent of Quebec residents 12 and up person received astatine slightest 1 dose of vaccine and 68.6 per cent are considered adequately vaccinated.

No deaths attributed to the caller coronavirus since July 22 person been reported successful Quebec.

Quebec’s COVID-19 decease toll stands astatine 11,240.

Over 378,157 radical person contracted the microorganism successful the state and 365,654 of them person recovered.

–with files from the Canadian Press

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