QUÉBEC CITY, April 26, 2022  /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19, in the last 24 hours, in Québec show:

  • 1,670 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 1,035,595*;
  • 32 new deaths, for a total of 14,906 deaths;
  • 9,416 health care workers absent for COVID-related reasons (preventive withdrawal, isolation, awaiting results, etc.);
  • 2,409 hospitalizations, for an increase of 64 compared to the previous day;
    • 204 new entries,
    • 140 new discharges;
  • 90 people in intensive care, for an increase of 4 to the previous day;
    • 21 new entries,
    • 17 new discharges;
  • 13,479 samples conducted on April 24;
  • 195,583 self-declared rapid tests so far, including 159,662 positive: 629 declared for yesterday, including 508 positive.

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


  • 28,159 doses administered are added, that is 22,303 doses in the last 24 hours and 5,856 doses before April 25, for a total of 19,362,099 doses administered in Québec. Outside Québec, a total of 322,840 doses were administered, for a cumulative total of 19,684,939 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: April 26, 2022