Quebec reports 26 more COVID-19 deaths as hospitalizations rise by 100

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MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 26 more deaths due to COVID-19 today and 100 more people hospitalized with the disease.

There are now 2,381 people in hospital with COVID-19 after 235 patients were admitted in the past 24 hours and 135 were discharged.

The number of people in intensive care is stable at 101.

Health officials say there are 10,833 health workers off the job for reasons linked to the novel coronavirus.

Officials are reporting 2,330 new cases by PCR testing, which is limited to certain groups.

They say 33,663 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the previous 24 hours.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 20, 2022.

The Canadian Press

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