Another record high: Quebec reports 2,349 new COVID-19 cases, 46 deaths – Montreal Gazette
Quebec reported a record 2,349 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Forty-six people died.
Of the 46 deaths, 13 happened in the past 24 hours, 29 between Dec. 17 and 22, and four earlier.
While the number of hospitalizations decreased to 1,052, there were four more people in intensive care, for a total of 146.
In Montreal, 892 new cases were recorded.
Wednesday, 3,942 vaccines were administered, for a total of 11,171, and 40,358 tests were conducted.
Meanwhile, Ontario hit a new daily high of COVID-19 cases, reporting 2,447 new infections. Ontario’s previous daily high was 2,432 infections, reported a week ago. The province reported 49 more deaths linked to the virus.
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. Dec. 24, 2020.
There are 528,354 confirmed cases in Canada.
There were 6,845 new cases Wednesday from 89,189 completed tests, for a positivity rate of 7.7 per cent. The rate of active cases is 200.34 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there have been a total of 46,724 new cases. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 6,675.
Published at Thu, 24 Dec 2020 16:22:08 +0000