Quebec reports 530 new COVID-19 cases, no virus-related deaths

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MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 530 new cases of COVID-19 today and no deaths attributed to the virus.

Health Minister Christian Dubé issued a tweet saying the province is seeing an increase in admissions to intensive care units.

Health authorities say hospitalizations climbed by 11 to 160, while the number of patients in intensive care rose by eight to 64.

Of the most recent infections, the province says 377 were among unvaccinated people or those who had received only one dose less than 14 days ago.

The province administered 12,066 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday, including more than 3,998 first shots.

About 87 per cent of Quebecers aged 12 and older have received at least one dose, while more than 80 per cent are considered fully vaccinated with two shots.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published on Sept. 6, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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