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COVID-19: Quebec Hospital Admissions Decline | Coronavirus

Three of these deaths occurred in the past 24 hours, eight between April 21 and April 26, and one before April 21.

A total of 10,908 Quebec residents have died from this disease.

The number of hospitalized people infected with coronavirus fell by 24 people compared to the previous day and amounted to 643 people.

In the intensive care unit, 161 people were hospitalized, compared with 9.

There is a downward trend in hospital admissions. Over the past week, 68 people with COVID-19 have vacated their beds at a provincial hospital center.

For their part, new cases returned to around 1000, to 1094, two days later – to almost 900.

Meanwhile, the number of medical workers absent due to COVID-19 fell for the first time after a three-week rise. On Monday, April 26, the Ministry of Health and Human Services (MSSS) admitted 4,880 people for reasons related to COVID-19, while there were 5,223 people on April 18.

A total of 347,690 people in the province tested positive. On Monday, 40,379 people were tested in Quebec.

After decreasing for several days, the number of vaccines administered daily begins to slowly increase again.

On Tuesday, 48,492 people received one dose of the vaccine, bringing the total number of doses vaccinated to 2,967,209.

Evolution of COVID-19 in Quebec

In the regions

The Chodier-Appalachian region again has the highest number of cases per population, with 248 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

This is followed by Capitale-Nationale, Bas-Saint-Laurent and Outaouais with 188 cases, 161 cases and 160 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, respectively.

Thus, Capitale-Nationale recorded a slight decrease in cases, while in Bas-Saint-Laurent they increased, and in Outaouais, Quebec, where the percentage of positive test results is highest, remains stable.

The Montreal region remains in sixth place with 131 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, after Laval with 140 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

The improved health situation prompted the Lego government to announce some cushioning measures on Tuesday.

In Montreal and Laval, curfews will be in effect next Monday from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm.

In Capitale-Nationale and Chaudière-Appalaches, primary school students will be able to return to school, with the exception of the Beauce-Etchemin and MRC de Bellechasse school service centers, where public health has noted significant transmission.

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