Quebec adds 365 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations keep going up

Quebec reported 365 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday amid an uptick in cases and hospitalizations in the province.

The latest daily tally brings the total case count to 380,038 while recoveries have topped 366,000 since the health crisis began.

One additional fatalities related to the novel coronavirus was recorded, bringing the death toll to 11,242.

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The vaccination campaign saw another 37,233 doses of the vaccine administered since the last report, bringing the total to more than 11.5 million shots given in Quebec.

Pandemic-related hospitalizations rose by five to 67. This includes 22 patients in intensive care units, which represents an increase of four in the past 24 hours.

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Health authorities say 18,274 tests were conducted Monday, the most recent day for which that information is available.

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