Quebec adds 26 new COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations surpass 2,150 – GLOBAL

April 14, 2022

As Quebec continues to face the sixth wave of COVID-19, the province recorded 26 new deaths and 94-patient rise Thursday.

Pandemic-related hospitalizations stood at 2,154. Officials say 282 patients were admitted in the last day, while 188 were discharged.

Intensive care units cases linked to the disease rose by 13 for a total of 96.

The province also logged 3,190 new infections, though this daily count only paints a partial portrait of the situation since PCR testing is limited to a few high-risk groups.

Health authorities say 24,438 tests were administered at provincial screening sites on Tuesday, the most recent day for which that information is available.

Quebecers also continued to declare the results of their rapid home tests, adding 1,346 in the latest roundup. This includes 1,122 positive tests.

The COVID-19 vaccination campaign issued another 46,057 doses in the last 24-hour period. More than 19 million shots have been given to date.

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