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COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

·2 min read

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 5, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19, in the last 24 hours, in Québec show:

  • 1,013 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 1,154,061*;

  • 14 new deaths reported in the last 24 hours, for a total of 16,024 deaths;

  • 4,910 health care workers absent for COVID-related reasons (preventive withdrawal, isolation, awaiting results, etc.);

  • 2,109 hospitalizations, including 716 due to COVID-19, for a decrease of 27 compared to the previous day;

  • 57 people in intensive care, including 27 due to COVID-19, for a decrease of 10 compared to the previous day;

  • 12,906 samples conducted on August 3;

  • 271,363 self-declared rapid tests so far, including 226,874 positive: 296 declared for yesterday, including 249 positive.

*Note that the number of cases listed is not representative of the situation since access to screening centres is restricted to priority clienteles.

Vaccination

  • 9,971 doses administered are added, for a cumulative total of 20,377,156 doses received by Quebecers.

To follow the evolution of the data on a daily basis, consult the open data or the INSPQ website at https://www.donneesquebec.ca/recherche/fr/organization/msss or at https://www.inspq.qc.ca/covid-19/donnees. Note that certain data, especially the number of cases, deaths and doses administered, may be subject to daily readjustment for previous days, given that a catch-up is necessary due to a delay in data entry.

A reminder concerning public health instructions:

To limit the spread of the coronavirus as much as possible, it is important to follow basic preventive measures such as hand washing, physical distancing, wearing a face covering and following the instructions in effect.

Remember that in the event of symptoms, it is always essential to isolate yourself and consult one of the self-care guides or call 1-877-644-4545 (or the telephone code corresponding to the region concerned) to find out the measures to be taken.

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SOURCE Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

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