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Quebec is reporting 707 new cases of COVID-19 today and three more deaths attributed to the virus.

Health officials say COVID-19-related hospitalizations dropped by two from the day before to 199, while the number of patients in intensive care declined by four to 41.

The seven-day average of daily cases currently stands at 676.

Authorities say 5,933 doses of vaccine were administered in the past 24 hours; 2,393 of which are first doses.

Of the new cases, 396 involved people who were either unvaccinated or who had received a first dose within the past two weeks.

The province’s public health institute says about 91 per cent of Quebecers aged 12 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 88 per cent are considered fully immunized with two shots.

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