Sign up for our newsletter and get a curated list of the top trending stories and exclusive rewards every day.

Trending Topics

Get the MTL Blog app

Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Quebec's COVID-19 Hospitalizations Have Spiked & Yesterday's Rise Was This Wave's Biggest

The province has surpassed one million infections.

MTL Blog, Staff Writer
​A person wearing a mask walks by a closed Montreal restaurant.

A person wearing a mask walks by a closed Montreal restaurant.

COVID-19 hospitalizations in the province have been on the rise this week. In the past 24 hours, Quebec reported 145 new patients in care bringing the total to 1,938 and marking the highest jump since January when a curfew was still in effect.

Public Health recorded 67 people in intensive care, a decrease of two compared to the previous day. While 294 new people have been hospitalized, 149 were also discharged.

Deaths linked to the virus have also spiked, with 35 reported since yesterday. That brings the total number of deaths in the province to 14,579. Of those, 5,382 have occurred in Montreal.

The province has 900 active COVID-19 outbreaks, an increase of 48 since Sunday.

Yesterday, the province hit a grim milestone, surpassing one million infections. The current total sits at 1,003,491.

More from MTL Blog

Comments 💬

Our comment section is a place to promote self-expression, freedom of speech and positivity. We encourage discussion and debate, but our pages must remain a safe space where everyone feels comfortable and the environment is respectful.

In order to make this possible, we monitor comments to keep spam, hate speech, violence, and vulgarity off our pages. Comments are moderated according to our Community Guidelines.

Please note that Narcity Media does not endorse the opinions expressed in the comment section of an article. Narcity Media has the right to remove comments, ban or suspend any user without notice, or close a story’s comment section at any time.

First and last names will appear with each comment and the use of pseudonyms is prohibited. By commenting, you acknowledge that Narcity Media has the right to use & distribute your content across our properties.