Health Minister Christian Dubey and National Director of Public Health Dr. Luc Boileau will hold a press briefing on Thursday morning to provide an update on the situation surrounding the pandemic in Quebec.
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With the end of mandatory mask wearing and the proliferation of events and festivals that bring thousands of people together, many experts are predicting an increase in cases of COVID-19.
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Some are already talking about a seventh summer wave in the province, which will come sooner than expected, especially since sub-variants of the Omicron are circulating.
The seventh wave of the coronavirus is already hitting Europe, where cases of COVID-19 are rising sharply in many countries.
Quebec reported an increase of 56 hospitalizations on Wednesday, bringing the total number of Quebecers who have tested positive for Covid in hospitals to 1,497. 40 of them are in intensive care.