QUÉBEC CITY, July 18, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19, in the last 24 hours, in Québec show:

  • 1,287 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 1,126,063*;
  • 8 new deaths reported in the last 24 hours, for a total of 15,765 deaths;
  • 6,613 health care workers absent for COVID-related reasons (preventive withdrawal, isolation, awaiting results, etc.);
  • Hospitalizations and intensive care: due to a change in methodology, data are no longer compiled on weekends. Thus, the data will be updated from Tuesday to Saturday;
  • 10,176 samples conducted on July 16;
  • 254,963 self-declared rapid tests so far, including 212,350 positive: 562 declared for yesterday, including 489 positive.

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


  • 3,660 doses administered are added, for a cumulative total of 20,201,821 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.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 COVID-19 self-assessment tool This hyperlink will open in a new window..

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Last update: July 18, 2022