COVID-19: increase of 62 hospitalizations in Quebec

COVID-19: increase of 62 hospitalizations in Quebec

UPDATE DAY

Quebec records 15 deaths and an increase of 62 hospitalizations; 1,767 additional cases are added to the toll. 

In brief: 

  • 1,767 new cases, for a total of 1,140,647 people infected*;
  • 15 new deaths reported in the last 24 hours, for a total of 15,891 deaths;
  • 6,580 health care workers absent for reasons related to COVID (preventive withdrawal, isolation, awaiting results, etc.);
  • 2,148 hospitalizations , including 724 due to COVID-19, an increase of 62 from the previous day;
    • 481 new entries,
    • 419 new discharges;
  • 61 people in intensive care, including 31 due to COVID-19, an increase of 2 compared to the day before;
    • 24 new entries,
    • 22 new releases;
  • 11 107&nbsp ;samples taken on July 24;
  • 264,372 self-declared rapid tests so far, including 220,747 positive : 498 declared for yesterday, including 427  ;positive.

*Remember that the number of cases listed is not representative of the situation since access to screening centers is restricted to priority clienteles.

More details to come…