Authorities identify eight new deaths linked to COVID-19 in Quebec

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Authorities report eight new deaths linked to COVID-19 in Quebec

Valérian Mazataud Archives Le Devoir There were 1,280 people infected on Wednesday of COVID-19 who are hospitalized, including 410 specifically due to the disease.

Eight other Quebecers have succumbed to COVID-19, according to the latest government report on Wednesday, which also shows a slight increase in hospitalizations.

Among these eight new deaths, none are occurred within the last 24 hours. Five occurred two to seven days ago, and three more than seven days ago.

Since the start of the pandemic, 18,252 Quebecers have lost their lives in connection with COVID-19.

Hospitalizations have increased by 12 since Tuesday's report. There were 1,280 people with COVID-19 who were hospitalized, including 410 specifically for the disease.

In intensive care, 26 people were being treated, including 16 specifically for the disease, which represents a drop of two patients.

The number of cases remained at a relatively low level, with 494 new infections, but remember that this data should be taken with a grain of salt given the limited access to centers screening. Quebecers also self-declared 51 rapid tests on Tuesday, including 45 positive.

As for vaccination against COVID-19, 2,432 doses were administered on Tuesday.