COVID-19: the number of deaths is as high as in February

COVID-19: The number of deaths is as high as ;in February


Quebec has just reported its highest number of COVID-19 victims in one day since February 11. The province has reported 35 new deaths related to the disease in the past 24 hours. 

As of February 11, COVID-19 had claimed 36 lives in Quebec, according to the statistics from the National Institute of Public Health of Quebec (INSPQ). The number of deaths had never been so high in more than five months.

In its report on Tuesday, Public Health also reported an increase in hospitalizations in the province, or 82 of more since the day before. A total of 1,960 Quebecers occupy a hospital bed and 55 people are in intensive care (+17).

In addition, 2,219 new cases have been identified among those with access to the PCR test, and 598 Positive rapid tests were self-reported Monday.

According to Public Health, 6,967 healthcare workers are absent due to COVID-19.