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

Quebec’s top doctor could recommend end of mask mandate as of May 14

Apr 28, 2022

On Thursday, Quebec reported 2,326 people in hospital (a decrease of 46 from the previous day), including 85 in intensive care (a decrease of seven from the previous day).
The province reported 1,768 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 deaths.
Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 1,039,426 confirmed cases, and 14,951 people have died.
The province also reported 9,377 health-care workers absent for COVID-related reasons.
91 per cent of the eligible population in the province (aged five and up) have received one dose of the vaccine; 87 per cent have received two doses, and 54 per cent have received three doses.
*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-april-28-1.6433714

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