COVID-19: further drop in the number of hospitalizations in Quebec

COVID-19: further drop in the number of hospitalizations in Quebec< /p> UPDATE DAY

COVID-19 hospitalizations have begun to fall again after midweek increases.

As of Friday, 2,049 people with COVID-19 19 occupy a bed in a hospital center in Quebec, which represents a decrease of 36 compared to Thursday. Among these people, 49 are in intensive care, five less than the day before. Sadly, 15 additional deaths have been recorded, two of which occurred in the past 24 hours.

Among the people who had access to a screening centre, there were 903 new infections. On Thursday, 145 positive rapid tests were also declared via the platform set up by the government.

The situation has improved slightly in the health system while 3,951 workers are absent from the network due to the virus, which is 34 less than the day before.