COVID-19: Quebec reports 1,256 new cases, one new death, 819 active outbreaks

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MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 1,256 new COVID-19 cases today and one further death attributed to the virus.

The Health Department says there are 819 active outbreaks in the province.

It also notes that 219 people are hospitalized, a drop of six, including 59 people listed in intensive care, a decrease of one patient.

The seven-day average for new cases is 1,144.

The Health Department says 86 per cent of residents five and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

About 81 per cent have two doses, and four per cent have their third.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 5, 2021.

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This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

The Canadian Press

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