Quebec reports 666 new COVID-19 cases, one death, hospitalizations remain stable

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MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 666 new COVID-19 cases today and one death attributed to the virus.

The province's Health Department says the number of patients in hospital remain stable at 147, while the number in intensive care climbed by three to 52.

The seven-day average for new cases stands at 599.

According to Health Department data, 81 per cent of the latest new infections were among people who were not adequately vaccinated.

The province administered 25,269 vaccine doses on Friday, including more than 8,300 first doses.

Provincial officials say the application that runs the province's vaccine passport system has now been downloaded 3.2 million times.

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

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