Quebec adds more than 700 new COVID-19 cases, 11 more deaths

As the COVID-19 health crisis continues, Quebec is reporting 745 new cases and 11 additional deaths Wednesday.

This includes three fatalities in the past 24 hours, while five pandemic-related deaths occurred between May 5 and 10. Authorities say three Quebecers died before May 5.

The immunization campaign saw another 74,391 doses given for more than 3.9 million shots to date. Vaccination appointments are now open to anyone who is 25 and older.

When it comes to hospitalizations linked to the novel coronavirus, there was a slight drop. As of Wednesday, there are 530 patients in total, a decrease of 10 from the previous day.

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Of them, there are 126 people in intensive care units, a drop of two.

Authorities say 38,277 tests were administered Monday, the most recent day for which that information is provided.

The case count now stands at 360,201 in the province, though more than 341,000 recoveries have been recorded.

The health crisis has killed 11,012 Quebecers to date. The toll was amended Wednesday, however, after an investigation found a previously reported death was not due to COVID-19.

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