QUÉBEC, Oct. 22, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19, in the last 24 hours, in Québec show:
434 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 421,791;
405,663 people have recovered;
8 new deaths, for a total of 11,466 deaths;
260 hospitalizations, for a decrease of 14 compared to the previous day;
68 people in intensive care, for a decrease of 4 compared to the previous day;
28,997 samples conducted on October 20.
15,038 doses administered are added, that is 14,367 doses in the last 24 hours and 671 doses before October 21, for a total of 13,146,542 doses administered in Québec. Outside Québec, a total of 211,464 doses were administered, for a cumulative total of 13,358,006 doses received by Quebecers.
To follow the evolution of the data on a daily basis, consult the open data or the INSPQ website at https://www.donneesquebec.ca/recherche/fr/organization/msss or at
https://www.inspq.qc.ca/covid-19/donnees. 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.
Variant data, updated from Monday to Friday, available on the website of the Institut national de santé publique du Québec.
To monitor data updates, follow the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux's Twitter account at https://twitter.com/sante_qc (@sante_qc).
SOURCE Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
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