Although the number of those admitted to the hospital has decreased slightly in recent days, new daily cases of COVID-19 are stagnant at over a thousand infections.
Public health officials reported exactly 1,101 new cases, 60 more than the day before; As well as 578 hospitals (-14) and 159 (-5) in intensive care. The number of patients in intensive care has changed slightly over the past week.
We also describe seven new deaths in Quebec, two in Capitol-National, two in Chowder-Appalaches and one in the following three areas: Montreal, Laval, Lanadier. To date, 10,933 people have lost their battle with COVID-19.
As of Saturday, 3,167,659 doses of the vaccine had been given, or 63,633 doses higher than the previous report.
Montreal and Quebec
In the Montreal area, the number of new infections has risen to 300, with 308 cases (+11) added to the toll. However, the average of the last six days, or 265 new cases, is the same as the previous week.
At Capitol-National, the number of new cases has exceeded a hundred per day since the start of the week. There were 123 new infections (+14) on Saturday. An average of 116 cases have been reported per day since Monday.
The first case of the Brazilian variant was spotted in the Capitol-National region last week, according to a compilation by Quebec’s National Institute of Public Health.
3rd case of thrombosis
The Department of Health and Human Services on Saturday confirmed a third case of thrombosis that occurred after being given the estrogena vaccine.
The man was hospitalized, but his condition remained stable despite symptoms, according to the ministry. Thrombosis is “very rare, 1 in 100,000 vaccines are given,” officials say.
Record in Ontario
On the Ontario side, a record 900 patients are in intensive care. Of the 2,152 people admitted to the hospital, 637 were receiving oxygen.
There were 3,369 new infections in the province on Saturday, down from 500 the day before. To date, there have been 8,079 deaths in the country’s most populous province.
– With QMI Agency
Situation in Canada:
- Ontario: 466,733 (8,079 deaths)
- Quebec: 350,874 cases (10,933 deaths)
- Alberta: 190,734 cases (2,082 deaths)
- British Columbia: 129,482 cases (1,581 deaths)
- Saskatchewan: 41,360 cases (494 deaths)
- Manitoba: 38,995 cases (976 deaths)
- Nova Scotia: 2,575 cases (67 deaths)
- New Brunswick: 1,933 cases (36 deaths)
- Newfoundland and Labrador: 1,081 cases (6 deaths)
- Nunavut: 509 cases (4 deaths)
- Prince Edward Island: 181 cases
- Yukon: 81 cases (2 deaths)
- Northwest Territories: 51 cases
- Canadian Returnees: 13 cases
Total: 1,224,602 cases (24,260 deaths)