Quebec, for the fourth time in a week, broke a new record of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.
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Once again, La Belle Province surpassed one mark, this time announcing 2,247 new cases listed within 24 hours.
The first attempt above the 2,200 case mark is a sign that the prevalence of the disease in the province is not declining at all, surpassing the previous record set on Tuesday. Quebec announced quick numbers on Saturday and Sunday.
Even more alarming is the fact that 74 deaths have been reported across the province, more than twice as many as reported in recent weeks, indicating that more cases than in the past will have dramatic consequences in the years to come. .
Keep in mind that the increase in the number of cases observed since the beginning of December, as health officials regularly suggest, could take weeks to materialize in terms of hospitalization and mortality.
In addition, the number of those admitted to the hospital was very stable on Wednesday, with 1,067 beds occupied by infected patients (+12). The same scenario in intensive care, where 142 cubes (+5) are fighting hard to defeat the coronavirus.
More positively, the vaccine campaign was given on Wednesday in Estri, Laval and the north coast with the first dose in Quebec areas. On Tuesday, 1891 people were vaccinated in Quebec, for a total of 7229 cubes who received the first dose to date.
In addition, Health Canada has finally given the green light to a vaccine developed by Moderna, the first dose of which is already ready to ship.
«[C’est] This is good news and will enable more Cubans to be vaccinated in the coming weeks, ”Prime Minister Franకోois Legalt said on his Twitter account.
“However, the fight has not yet been won. Let us continue to follow the sanitary rules to help our health workers, ”he said.