QUÉBEC CITY, March 17, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19, in the last 24 hours, in Québec show:

  • 1,462 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 941,112*;
  • 19 new deaths, for a total of 14,232 deaths;
  • 1,034 hospitalizations, for a decrease of 39 compared to the previous day;
    • 63 new entries,
    • 102 new discharges;
  • 50 people in intensive care, for a decrease of 6 compared to the previous day;
    • 3 new entries,
    • 9 new discharges;
  • 15,663 samples conducted on March 15;
  • 110,789 self-declared rapid tests so far, including 86,749 positive: 493 declared for yesterday, including 396 positive.

*Note that the number of cases listed is not representative of the situation since access to screening centres is restricted to priority clienteles.

Vaccination

  • 5,830 doses administered are added, that is 5,819 doses in the last 24 hours and 11 doses before March 16, for a total of 18,543,224 doses administered in Québec. Outside Québec, a total of 310,725 doses were administered, for a cumulative total of 18,853,949 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 This hyperlink will open in a new window. or at https://www.inspq.qc.ca/covid-19/donnees This hyperlink will open in a new window.. Note that certain data, especially the number of cases, deaths and doses administered, 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.

Remember that in the event of symptoms, it is always essential to isolate yourself and consult one of the self-care guides This hyperlink will open in a new window. 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: March 17, 2022