QUÉBEC CITY, July 21, 2022 /CNW/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19, in the last 24 hours, in Québec show:

  • 2,149 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 1,132,785*;
  • 20 new deaths reported in the last 24 hours, for a total of 15,834 deaths;
  • 7,349 health care workers absent for COVID-related reasons (preventive withdrawal, isolation, awaiting results, etc.);
  • 2,110 hospitalizations, including 714 due to COVID-19, for an increase of 53 compared to the previous day;
    • 240 new entries,
    • 187 new discharges;
  • 59 people in intensive care, including 30 due to COVID-19, for an increase of 2 compared to the previous day;
    • 12 new entries,
    • 10 new discharges;
  • 16,785 samples conducted on July 19;
  • 259,283 self-declared rapid tests so far, including 216,251 positive: 698 declared for yesterday, including 613 positive.

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


  • 12,579 doses administered are added, for a cumulative total of 20,235,086 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: July 21, 2022