COVID-19 in Quebec: What you need to know Monday – CBC

Researchers investigate link between COVID-19 and severe acute hepatitis in children

May 16, 2022

On Friday, Quebec reported 1,754 people in hospital (a decrease of 67 from the previous day), including 59 in intensive care (a decrease of one from the previous day).
The province reported 900 new cases of COVID-19 and 30 deaths.
Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 1,056,177 confirmed cases, and 15,256 people have died.
The province also reported 6,115 health-care workers absent for COVID-related reasons.
91 per cent of the eligible population in the province (aged five and up) has received at least one dose of the vaccine; 54 per cent have received a third dose and 12 per cent have received a fourth dose.
*The new cases are those reported to the Quebec government only. They are believed to be an underrepresentation of the virus’s spread, given the limited availability of PCR tests and use of home testing kits.

*Quebec’s Health Ministry no longer reports COVID-19 numbers on the weekend.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/covid-19-quebec-may-16-1.6454663

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