QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 23, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19, in the last 24 hours, in Québec show:
823 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 1,194,787*;
10 new deaths, for a total of 16,727 deaths, i.e.;
NOTE: As death removals are not shown in the data above, the number of death additions may exceed the number of new deaths for the day.
3,303 health care workers absent for COVID-related reasons (preventive withdrawal, isolation, awaiting results, etc.);
1,568 hospitalizations, including 510 due to COVID-19, for an increase of 19 compared to the previous day;
40 people in intensive care, including 15 due to COVID-19, for an increase of 4 compared to the previous day;
12,635 samples conducted on September 21;
290,086 self-declared rapid tests so far, including 243,147 positive: 163 declared for yesterday, including 134 positive.
*Note that the number of cases listed is not representative of the situation since access to screening centres is restricted to priority clienteles.
23,589 doses administered are added, for a cumulative total of 21,127,101 doses received by Quebecers.
To follow the evolution of the data on a daily basis, consult the open data or the INSPQ website at https://www.donneesquebec.ca/recherche/fr/organization/msss or at https://www.inspq.qc.ca/covid-19/donnees. Note that certain data, especially the number of cases, deaths and doses administered, may be subject to daily readjustment for previous days, given that a catch-up is necessary due to a delay in data entry.
A reminder concerning public health instructions:
To limit the spread of the coronavirus as much as possible, it is important to follow basic preventive measures such as hand washing, physical distancing, wearing a face covering and following the instructions in effect.
Remember that in the event of symptoms, it is always essential to isolate yourself and consult one of the self-care guides or call 1-877-644-4545 (or the telephone code corresponding to the region concerned) to find out the measures to be taken.
Variant data, updated from Monday to Friday, available on the website of the Institut national de santé publique du Québec.
To monitor data updates, follow the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux's Twitter account at https://twitter.com/sante_qc (@sante_qc).
Facebook account at https://www.facebook.com/SanteServicesSociauxQuebec/.
SOURCE Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
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