Quebec’s COVID-19 hospitalizations drop by 20, no new deaths

Nurses greet patients at a COVID-19 walk-in clinic in Montreal, on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press

Quebec continued to see encouraging signs about COVID-19 Monday with the number of patients in hospital down by 20 for a total of 1,347.

There were 56 people in intensive care, a rise of three from the day before.

No new deaths were reported in the province. Quebec has had 15,354 pandemic-related deaths to date.

The province reported 199 new COVID-19 cases based on PCR testing.

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According to the VaccinTrackerQC website, 3,266 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the past 24 hours.

The percentage of people aged five and over who have received a first vaccine dose is 91.47 per cent. Meanwhile, 87.77 per cent of the Quebec population has gotten a second dose and that 59.47 per cent received a third dose.


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