Quebec reports 15 more deaths due to COVID-19 as hospitalizations drop |

Quebec is reporting a drop within the variety of folks hospitalized with COVID-19, whilst 15 extra deaths linked to the illness are being added to the provincial tally.

The Well being Division says there are 2,088 folks hospitalized with the illness, 22 fewer than in the future prior.

There are 54 folks in intensive care, a drop of 5.

Public well being director Dr. Luc Boileau mentioned Thursday that COVID-19 hospitalizations within the province could also be nearing a plateau.

However whereas the expansion in new admissions has slowed, Boileau mentioned officers aren’t but certain when the numbers will go down.

He mentioned the seventh wave of COVID-19 is pushed by the BA.5 variant, which is much less virulent however extra contagious than earlier strains.

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