Quebec adds 22 new COVID-19 deaths as hospitalizations plummet – GLOBAL

May 6, 2022

Quebec reported 22 new deaths and a 68-patient decrease Friday amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Hospitalizations related to the disease stood at 2,051 after 127 people were admitted and 195 were discharged in the last day.

There were 60 patients in intensive care units, a drop of four.

The province also recorded 1,243 new infections of the novel coronavirus. The daily tally doesn’t provide a a full portrait of the situation since it is based on PCR testing results, which remains limited to certain groups.

On that note, 16,518 tests were administered at government-run screening sites.

Officials say the results of 283 additional rapid tests were declared by Quebecers in the latest update. This includes 240 positive results.

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