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COVID-19: Quebec studies 784 new circumstances, 3 extra deaths

COVID-19: Quebec studies 784 new circumstances, 3 extra deaths

Quebec is reporting 784 new circumstances of COVID-19 on Tuesday and three further deaths attributed to the virus.

So far, the province has recorded 448,171 infections and 428,679 recoveries bringing the variety of lively circumstances to 7,913.

Pandemic-related hospitalizations elevated by one within the final day with 227 sufferers. Of, these, 51 are in intensive take care of a leap of six.

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Quebec confirms first case of COVID-19 Omicron variant

On Monday, the province confirmed its first case of the Omicron variant in an individual having not too long ago arrived from Nigeria, with one other 115 travellers beneath watch.

Quebec’s high physician mentioned the brand new variant was being monitored to see if it turns into the dominant variant forward of the Delta variant.

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Quebec Well being Minister Christian Dubé mentioned the following two weeks will probably be key in gaining a greater understanding on how transmissible Omicron is and the severity of sickness it may trigger.

Till then, Dubé mentioned he doesn’t foresee including any further restrictions to forestall the unfold of the virus.

He did, nevertheless, advocate towards pointless journey and warned of shortly altering re-entry guidelines to the nation.

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COVID-19: Quebec elementary faculties start vaccination clinics

He additionally mentioned the uncertainty surrounding the brand new variant is simply another excuse to get vaccinated.

He inspired individuals aged 70 and over to shortly guide their appointments for a 3rd dose booster shot, and confused the significance of continuous to comply with all public well being pointers.

On Monday, 19,732 pictures had been administered, boosting to 80.8 the share of the inhabitants having obtained at the least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

For the reason that begin of the pandemic, the virus has claimed 11,579 lives within the province.


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