Quebec on Wednesday recorded 785 new COVID-19 infections and one additional death, as pandemic indicators continue to rise.
The number of patients in the hospital increased from 20 to 250. Of those, 85 were in intensive care, an increase of seven from the day before.
Health officials say 16,123 doses of the novel coronavirus vaccine were given, including 14,896 in the last 24-hour period. The province has given more than 12.6 million shots during the campaign.
The latest screening information shows that 30,326 tests were conducted on Monday.
During the health crisis, 399,843 cases have been reported in the state. The death toll from Kovid-19 in Quebec has reached 11,313.
The number of people who have been cured of the virus in the latest update stood at 382,050.
Vaccine Passport Waiver Expires
The two-week amnesty period for the province’s COVID-19 vaccine passport system has expired.
As of Wednesday, people 13 and older must show proof of vaccination to access certain non-essential services or activities. Among other things, it is necessary to eat in a restaurant, go to the gym or watch a movie in the cinema.
A paper version of the QR code, a PDF version on mobile devices and the VaxiCode application are all accepted as passports. You can learn more about how the system works by clicking here.
–With files from Granthshala News ‘Annabelle Olivier’
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