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Quebec’s daily COVID-19 caseload tops 640, 2 new deaths

As the COVID-19– pandemic continues, Quebec reported 644 new cases and two more virus-related deaths Thursday.

The number of hospitalizations linked to the health crisis remained unchanged at 298. While 30 patients were admitted in the last 24-hour period, health officials say 30 were also discharged.

This includes 76 people in intensive care, a rise of one compared with the previous day.

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The province has doled out more than 13 million shots of the vaccine against the novel coronavirus to date, including 11,774 in the last day.

Health officials say 32,869 tests were given Tuesday, that most recent day for which screening data is available.

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Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 417,832 cases in Quebec. The death toll has reached 11,431.

When it comes to recoveries, the government reported more than 401,000 people have recovered to date.

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