Quebec on Tuesday again surpassed the mark of 1,700 daily cases as the number of hospitals in the province continues to rise.
La Belle province reported 1,747 new infections and seven deaths, with cases dropping for two consecutive days.
The beds in the hospitals are very busy, of which 25 are in additional Govt-19 units and a total of 293 have been admitted to the hospital. Two more patients were admitted for intensive care (75).
In the last 24 hours, 9,459 children between the ages of 5 and 11 came to receive the first dose of the vaccine. During the same period, 22,176 people received the 3rd dose.
In all, 35,093 Cubans received the Govt-19 vaccine in the past day.
Across the Ottawa River, 1,429 new cases and five additional deaths have been reported in Ontario.
With 385 patients listed (+132), the number of hospital admissions in the most populous province continues to rise. Of those, 300 have not been fully vaccinated or the vaccine status is unknown, Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott said. About 162 people are currently in intensive care (+1).
About 85.8% of Ontarians over the age of five have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while those who have not been vaccinated represent 23.1% of the province’s population.
Nearly 115,000 Ontarians aged 50 and over have already registered their third dose.
Situation in Canada
Ontario: 635,112 cases (10,084 deaths)
Quebec: 469,356 cases (11,618 deaths)
Alberta: 339,291 cases (3,275 deaths)
British Columbia: 223,142 cases (2,386 deaths)
Saskatchewan: 81,852 cases (937 deaths)
Manitoba: 69,979 cases (1,353 deaths)
New Brunswick: 9,704 cases (142 deaths)
Nova Scotia: 8,790 cases (110 deaths)
Northwest Territories: 2,071 cases (12 deaths)
Newfoundland and Labrador: 2,093 cases (18 deaths)
Yukon: 1,597 cases (14 deaths)
Nunavut: 676 cases (4 deaths)
Prince Edward Island: 420 cases
Returnees to Canada: 13 cases
Total: 1,188,096 cases (29,953 deaths)