Quebec reports more than 700 COVID-19 cases for the second straight day


Quebec is reporting more than 700 cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for a second day in a row.

The Ministry of Health and Social Services of Quebec said Thursday that the health authorities identified 720 new cases of COVID-19 over a 24-hour period.

The new cases were identified out of 31,125 samples taken on November 16.

The province also reported an increase in hospitalizations due to COVID-19 on Thursday. Currently, 205 people are hospitalized, including 159 non-ICU patients.

Twenty people were admitted to hospital in the past 24 hours, while 10 others were discharged.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health and Social Services of Quebec, said 46 people are being treated in Intensive Care Unit for COVID-19.

The ministry also added that 12,165 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered, including 11,094 in the last 24 hours and 1,071 before November 17, for a total of 13,438,859 doses administered in Quebec.

Quebec on Wednesday reported 718 new cases of COVID-19 and zero additional deaths over a 24-hour period.



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