Quebec reports 511 new COVID-19 cases and one death as hospitalizations drop

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MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 511 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death due to the virus.

The number of hospitalizations in the province declined by four, for a total of 250.

There was one more person needing intensive care, bringing the total to 68.

Health authorities say 12,641 doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered in the previous 24 hours.

Among eligible Quebec residents 12 and over, 90.6 per cent have received at least one dose of a vaccine and 87.8 per cent are considered adequately vaccinated.

The province has now had 424,802 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 11,491 deaths from the novel coronavirus.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 29, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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