Quebec reported 797 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, in addition to 15 deaths in the province.
In total, 353,475 people have been infected since the beginning of the pandemic, of which 333,624 people are considered recovered.
Sixteen deaths were reported on Tuesday, but one was excluded from the death toll – now at 10,959 – as it was determined not to be related to COVID-19.
Three people have died in the last 24 hours, 12 between April 27 and May 2, and one before April 27.
In total, 594 people were hospitalized, which is six more, and 155 people are in intensive care, which is four more.
A total of 25,133 samples were taken on May 2.
In terms of vaccination, 50,379 doses have been administered in the last 24 hours, for a total of 3,308,542 out of 3,843,089 doses received. The Department of Health said it received 394,290 of the 444,600 doses of Pfizer expected this week. Another 50,310 are expected on Tuesday.
A portrait of the situation in Canada
Across Canada, since the onset of the disease, 1,246,830 cases of COVID-19 and 24,382 deaths have been reported in the country:
- 476,692 cases in Ontario, including 8,143 deaths;
- 353,475 cases in Quebec, including 10,959 deaths;
- 196,910 cases in Alberta, including 2,090 deaths;
- 131,656 cases in British Columbia, including 1,596 deaths;
- 41,805 cases in Saskatchewan, including 498 deaths;
- 39,524 cases in Manitoba, including 979 deaths;
- 2,854 cases in Nova Scotia, 67 of which died;
- 1954 cases in New Brunswick, including 38 deaths;
- 1,104 cases in Newfoundland and Labrador, including six deaths;
- 528 cases in Nunavut, including four deaths;
- 182 cases on Prince Edward Island;
- 81 cases in the Yukon, including two deaths;
- 52 cases in the Northwest Territories.
Added to these provincial and territorial reports are 13 cured cases among passengers repatriated from a cruise ship. Great princess March 10, 2020