COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

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QUÉBEC CITY, March 3, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec show:

  • 729 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 289,670;

  • 271,908 people have recovered;

  • 19 new deaths, for a total of 10,426:

  • 618 hospitalizations, for a decrease of 10;

  • 120 people in intensive care, for a decrease of 1;

  • 28,941 samples conducted on March 1;

  • 16,117 doses of vaccine administered, for a total of 472,710;

  • 638,445 doses of vaccine have been received.

All the data on the situation surrounding COVID-19 in Québec is available on Québec.ca.

Summary Data Evolution Table1

Date

Confirmed cases

Deaths2

Hospitalizations

Hospitalizations in intensive care

Tests performed

Administered doses of vaccine3

February 24

858

12

633 (-22)

122 (-8)

32,744

9,804

February 25

815

3

620 (-13)

119 (-3)

28,226

13,745

February 26

858

7

599 (-21)

112 (-7)

25,347

17,293

February 27

737

10

601 (+2)

117 (+5)

17,456

12,752

February 28

613

6

612 (+11)

122 (+5)

18,789

6,415

March 1

588

7

628 (+16)

121 (-1)

28,941

17,396

March 2

729

2

618 (-10)

120 (-1)

NA

16,117

1 Note that the majority of data are presented according to the day they were entered. They are extracted at 4 p.m. at the date shown and cover the preceding 24 hours. However, the availability of the data on samples involves an additional delay of 24 hours and these correspond to the number of samples taken on the date shown.

2 It should also be noted that the data prior to those of the last 24 hours presented in the column Deaths have been adjusted according to the actual dates of death. This explains the variation of some data compared to those presented in previous press releases. The daily death toll is influenced by the time required for the physician to report the death, the time required to complete the investigation to confirm that the death was attributable to COVID-19, and the entry into the system.

3 Note that the number of doses administered may be subject to daily readjustment for the previous days, due to catching up due to a delay in data entry.

A reminder concerning public health instructions :

To limit the spread of the coronavirus as much as possible, it is important to follow basic preventive measures such as hand washing, physical distancing, wearing a face covering and following the instructions in effect in your region.

Remember that in the event of symptoms, it is always essential to isolate yourself and consult one of the self-care guides or call 1 877 644-4545 (or the telephone code corresponding to the region concerned) to find out the measures to be taken.

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SOURCE Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

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