QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 20, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19, in the last 24 hours, in Québec show:

  • 527 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 383,718;
  • 368,938 people have recovered;
  • 2 new deaths, for a total of 11,279 deaths;
    • 2 deaths before august 19;
  • 87 hospitalizations, for a decrease of 4;
  • 30 people in intensive care, for an increase of 3;
  • 20,653 samples conducted on August 18.


  • 41,221 doses administered are added, that is 40,206 doses in the last 24 hours and 1,015 doses before August 19, for a total of 11,985,074 doses administered in Québec. Outside Québec, a total of 57,014 doses were administered, for a cumulative total of 12,044,336 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, due to a catch-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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Last update: August 20, 2021