Quebec adds 692 COVID-19 infections, 2 deaths with hospitalizations on the rise – GLOBAL

November 22, 2021

Quebec added 692 cases of COVID-19 and two new deaths on Monday as the health crisis continues.

To date, Quebec has tallied 439,763 infections and 421,879 recoveries bringing the number of active cases to 6,324.

Of the new cases reported Monday, 398 are among people who are unvaccinated or less than two weeks removed from a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Pandemic-related hospitalizations increased by five over the last day, with 13 new patients admitted and eight discharged, for a total of 204. Of those, 46 were in the ICU.

The latest data provided by the health ministry shows that people who are unvaccinated are 16.7 times more at risk of being hospitalized due to the virus than those who are fully vaccinated.

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