Quebec reports 588 COVID-19 cases, no new deaths as hospitalizations drop

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MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 588 new cases of COVID-19 today and no additional deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus.

Health officials say COVID-19-related hospitalizations dropped by seven, to 241, after nine people entered hospital and 16 were discharged.

The number of people in intensive care also dropped by seven, to 63.

Quebec says another 13,496 vaccine doses have been administered, most of which were given in the past 24 hours.

The province's public health institute says about 90.6 per cent of people 12 and over have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 88 per cent are fully vaccinated.

Quebec has 4,878 active reported cases of COVID-19.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 4, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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