COVID-19: hospitalizations continue to increase in Quebec

COVID-19: Hospitalizations continue to rise in Quebec

UPDATE DAY

COVID-19 hospitalizations have continued to increase over the past 24 hours in the province, according to the latest report from Public Health.

A total of 2,082 infected Quebecers occupy a hospital bed, including 614 due to COVID-19, an increase of 52 from the previous day. Among them, 55 people are in intensive care, including 19 due to the virus, three more than on Wednesday.

Public Health also added two deaths to its toll on Thursday. No new deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours, but two deaths that occurred between two and seven days ago have been recorded.

Quebec also reported 1,236 new cases detected in centers testing, while 297 rapid tests that tested positive were self-reported during the day on Wednesday.

In addition, 3,939 healthcare workers are still out of the network due to the virus due to preventive withdrawal, isolation or awaiting results.