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Quebec reported 160 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday

Of the new cases reported in Quebec on Saturday, 73 were in Montreal.

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Montreal Gazette

Habs fan Yann Etcheverry gets vaccinated by nurse Chantal Gosselin during walk-in vaccination clinic outside the Bell Centre prior to the Canadiens playoff game against the Vegas Golden Knights in Montreal Friday June 18, 2021.
Habs fan Yann Etcheverry gets vaccinated by nurse Chantal Gosselin during walk-in vaccination clinic outside the Bell Centre prior to the Canadiens playoff game against the Vegas Golden Knights in Montreal Friday June 18, 2021. Photo by John Mahoney /Montreal Gazette

A total of 373,818 infections have now been confirmed in the province since the first one was reported in February of 2020.

Quebec also announced that nine more fatalities had been attributed to the virus, bringing the province’s death toll to 11,189.

The number of hospitalizations due to the virus now stands at 178 patients, an increase of three. Of those patients, 39 are in intensive care.

On Friday, Quebec administered 85,817 vaccine doses.

Since the start of its vaccination campaign, the province has received 8,272,019 doses of which it has administered 7,249,641.

Of the new cases reported in Quebec on Saturday, 73 were in Montreal.

A total of 132,319 infections have now been confirmed in the Montreal region.

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