The daily new cases of COVID-19 appear to hover around a thousand infections, although the number of hospitalizations has decreased slightly in recent days.
Public health authorities specifically reported 1,101 new cases, an increase of 60 from the previous day; In addition to 578 hospital admissions (-14) and 159 intensive care subjects (-5). The number of patients in intensive care has changed little over the past week.
We also regret seven new deaths in Quebec, including two in Capitale-National, two in Shoudiere Appalachia and one death in each of the following three regions: Montreal, Laval and Lanoudiere. So far, 10,933 people have lost their battle with COVID-19.
As of Saturday, 3,167,659 doses of the vaccine have been administered, or 63,633 more doses than the previous report.
Montreal and Quebec
In the Montreal area, the number of new infections has risen to over 300, with 308 (+11) cases added to the number. However, the average for the past six days, or 265 new cases, remains the same as the previous week.
In Capitale-Nationale, the number of new cases has remained over a hundred cases per day since the start of the week. There were 123 new infections (+14) on Saturday. Since Monday, an average of 116 cases have been recorded per day.
The first Brazilian case was identified in the Capitale-Nationale region last week, according to a compilation from the National Institute of Public Health in Quebec.
The third case of thrombosis
The third case of blood clots, which occurred after the administration of the AstraZeneca vaccine, was confirmed by the Department of Health and Human Services on Saturday.
The injured was transferred to hospital, but his condition is stable despite the appearance of symptoms, according to the ministry. Blood clots are “very rare, about 1 in 100,000 vaccines are given,” the authorities say.
Register in Ontario
On the Ontario side, 900 patients are in intensive care. Of the 2,152 people receiving treatment in the hospital, 637 receive oxygen.
And there were 3,369 new infections in that province on Saturday, down about 500 from the previous day. To date, there have been 8,079 deaths in the country’s most populous province.
Situation in Canada:
- Ontario: 466,733 (8,079 deaths)
- Quebec: 350,874 cases (10,933 deaths)
- Alberta: 190,734 cases (2,082 deaths)
- British Columbia: 129,482 cases (1581 deaths)
- Saskatchewan: 41,360 cases (494 deaths)
- Manitoba: 38,995 cases (976 deaths)
- Nova Scotia: 2,575 cases (67 deaths)
- New Brunswick: 1,933 cases (36 deaths)
- Newfoundland and Labrador: 1,081 cases (6 deaths)
- Nunavut: 509 cases (4 deaths)
- Prince Edward Island: 181 cases
- Yukon: 81 injuries (2 deaths)
- Northwest Territories: 51 cases
- Canadian returnees: 13 cases
sum: 1,224,602 cases (24,260 deaths)