Quebec administers record-breaking 84,837 vaccine doses in in the future; 1,248 new instances reported

2021-04-22 18:39:00

Quebec administered a document variety of vaccine doses in a 24-hour interval Wednesday, because the province added 1,248 new constructive COVID-19 instances.


Quebec Well being Minister Christian Dube praised the success of the province’s vaccination marketing campaign on Thursday reporting on Twitter that Wednesday was “one other record-breaking day,” with some 85,000 doses of vaccine administered.

About 30,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses had been administered, and Dube mentioned that greater than 100,000 individuals have made appointments to get the AstraZeneca vaccine over the following seven days.

A graph posted on Twitter by the minister reveals a gentle progress within the variety of doses administered each day for the reason that begin of the vaccination marketing campaign.

“Quebec now has 11,000 educated vaccinators,” Dube mentioned, and “groups are able to obtain extra vaccine.”

The province reported 84,837 extra vaccinations had been administered prior to now 24 hours and 935 earlier than April 21 bringing the full variety of vaccinations to 2,589,682, which is 30.1 per cent of the inhabitants.

A number of provinces, together with Quebec, say their vaccination campaigns are being slowed by Ottawa’s incapability to supply all of the doses they might use.


With the brand new constructive COVID-19 instances, a complete of 341,645 COVID-19 instances have been reported for the reason that begin of the pandemic. 

The Quebec Institute of Public Well being (INSPQ) is reporting 12,124 energetic COVID-19 instances, and the seven-day common variety of new instances is now 1,300 per day. 

Of these, 318,676 persons are reported to have recovered from the novel coronavirus, which is 1,338 greater than on Wednesday. 

The province additionally added seven extra deaths because of the illness, together with two prior to now 24 hours, and 5 between April 15 and April 20.

Because the pandemic started, Quebec has reported 10,845 deaths as a result of COVID-19.

Hospitalizations dropped by 5 on Thursday and there are actually 711 sufferers receiving therapy for COVID-19 in Quebec hospitals. Of these, 174 persons are in intensive care wards, a lower of 4.

On April 20, 46,306 samples had been analyzed.


After Quebec confirmed a primary B.1.617 (Indian) variant Wednesday, Quebec has now reported constructive instances of all 5 variants.

The province reported 71 new confirmed variant instances bringing that whole to three,515. Of the confirmed instances, 3,304 are the B.1.1.7 (U.Okay.) variant, 169 are the B.1.351 (South African) variant, 16 are the P.1 (Brazilian) variant, and 25 are the B.1.525 (Nigerian) variant.

There are actually 25,124 suspected variant instances, which is 764 greater than on Wednesday.


The very best variety of new instances was reported in Montreal (307 new, 123,209 whole), adopted by Chaudiere-Appalaches (171 new, 15,806 whole), Quebec Metropolis (150 new, 30,178 whole), Monteregie (144 new, 47,173 whole) and Outaouais (135 new, 10,737 whole).

Three deaths had been reported in Chaudiere-Appalaches (307 whole), and one loss of life was reported in Quebec Metropolis (1,057 whole), Montreal (4,664 whole), Outaouais (187 whole) and Monteregie (1,528 whole).

— with information from The Canadian Press.

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