COVID-19 continues to claim victims in Quebec, where 18 more deaths were recorded as hospitalizations continued to rise on Thursday.
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An increase of 93 patients has been recorded in the last 24 hours in hospitals, for a total of 1,860 hospitalizations, including 632 due to the virus.
On the intensive care side, two more beds have been occupied since the day before, where 45 people are present, including 21 due to COVID-19.
Nearly 2,457 new cases were also detected in screening centers in La Belle Province, and 651 positive rapid tests were self-reported.
Absences were still felt in the health network, with 7,236 fewer workers for reasons related to the virus, either preventive withdrawal, isolation or waiting for results.
* The number of cases listed is not representative of the situation, however, since access to screening centers is restricted to priority clienteles.
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