Quebec reports 127 new COVID-19 cases, 3 additional deaths

A man walks by a sign advising mandatory wearing of masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, in Montreal, Saturday, June 19, 2021. Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press

Quebec is reporting 127 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday as the number of pandemic-related hospitalizations remains stable.

There are three additional deaths attributable to the novel coronavirus, but none of them occurred in the past 24 hours. They all took place between June 16 and June 21.

The immunization rollout saw another 100,106 doses of the vaccine given since the last report. So far, more than 7.5 million shots have been administered.

As of Wednesday, all Quebecers who are 18 and older are able to bump up their appointment for the booster shot.

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Health officials announced five new vaccine clinics would be offering the Moderna vaccine on a walk-in basis Wednesday for both first and second doses. They are located in businesses in the Quebec City, Montérégie and Chaudière-Appalaches regions.

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Hospitalizations remain stable at 161. This includes 40 people in intensive care units, which is also the same number as the previous day.

Meanwhile, 22,162 tests were conducted on Monday, the latest day for which screening information is available.

Since the beginning of the health crisis, the province has seen 374,222 cases and 11,198 Quebecers have died to date.

The number of recoveries has now topped 361,000.

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—with files from The Canadian Press

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