Active coronavirus cases in Quebec fall below 2,000, 182 new cases added with three deaths
MONTREAL – The number of active COVID-19 cases in Quebec fell below 2,000 for the first time since early September when the Quebec Public Health Institute reported 1,970 cases on Saturday, a drop from 98.
The last time active cases were below 2,000 in Quebec was September 5, when 1,983 cases were reported.
The province has added 182 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and the total number of infections since the start of the pandemic is now 372,838.
Of these, 359,698 are believed to have recovered from the disease, an increase of 277.
Quebec added three more deaths from COVID-19, including one between June 5 and 10, one before June 5 and one on an unknown date.
Since the start of the pandemic, 11,170 people have died in Quebec, according to health officials.
Hospitalizations continued to decline in the province with 17 fewer patients receiving hospital care for COVID-19 for a total of 227. Of these, 59 people are in intensive care units, the same number as ’24 hours ago.
On June 10, 20,329 samples were analyzed.
Quebec health professionals have administered 107,501 more doses of vaccine, including 103,610 in the past 24 hours.
Since the start of the vaccination campaign, the province reports that 5,774,270 people (77% of the population) have received one dose of the vaccine, while 831,071 (11%) have received both doses.
Six regions of Quebec have reported more than 10 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours: Montreal (60 new, 131,973 in total), Montérégie (24 new, 51,075 in total), Outaouais (23 new, 12 363 in total), Laval (18 new, 31,387 in total), Lanaudière (15 new, 23,888 in total) and Chaudière-Appalaches (12 new, 19,170 in total).
The three deaths were reported in Quebec, Chaudière-Appalaches and the Basses-Laurentides.