QUÉBEC CITY, Dec. 8, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19, in the last 24 hours, in Québec show:
1,367 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 458,426;
2 new deaths, for a total of 11,596 deaths;
242 hospitalizations, for an increase of 7 compared to the previous day;
59 people in intensive care, for an increase of 1 compared to the previous day;
35,136 samples conducted on December 6.
30,094 doses administered are added, that is 28,496 doses in the last 24 hours and 1,598 doses before December 7, for a total of 13,828,450 doses administered in Québec. Outside Québec, a total of 236,837 doses were administered, for a cumulative total of 14,065,287 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 the number of cases, deaths and doses administered, in particular, 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 in your region.
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).
SOURCE Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
View original content: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2021/08/c5283.html