COVID-19: 17 deaths in Quebec

COVID-19: 17 deaths in Quebec

UPDATE ; DAY

The province reported 17 more deaths related to COVID-19 in its toll on Tuesday as the number of hospitalizations falls. 

Among those 17 deaths, only one occurred in the last 24 hours, 14 deaths occurred between two and seven days ago, and two others occurred more than seven days ago.

In total, 1966 Quebecers occupy a hospital bed, including 660 due to COVID-19, 38 less than the previous day.

Of these people, 50 are in intensive care, a number that has remained stable compared to Monday.

Public Health also reported 1,051 new cases of COVID-19 detected at testing centers, while 187 rapid tests that tested positive were self-reported over the course of Monday.

As for health care workers, 3,609 are still absent from the network due to the virus, for preventive withdrawal, isolation or awaiting results .