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COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

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QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 21, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19, in the last 24 hours, in Québec show:

  • 428 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 421,357;

  • 405,126 people have recovered;

  • 3 new deaths, for a total of 11,458 deaths;

  • 274 hospitalizations, for a decrease of 13 compared to the previous day;

  • 72 people in intensive care, which remains stable compared to the previous day;

  • 32,289 samples conducted on October 19.


  • 13,614 doses administered are added, that is 12,928 doses in the last 24 hours and 689 doses before October 20, for a total of 13,131,504 doses administered in Québec. Outside Québec, a total of 210,391 doses were administered, for a cumulative total of 13,341,895 doses received by Quebecers.

To follow the evolution of the data on a daily basis, consult the open data or the INSPQ website at or at Note that the number of cases, deaths and doses administered, in particular, may be subject to daily readjustment for previous days, given that a catch-up is necessary 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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