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Quebec is reporting 14 more deaths linked to COVID-19 and a 23-patient jump in the number of hospitalizations associated with the disease.

The Health Department says 1,634 people are in hospital with COVID-19 after 105 patients were admitted in the past 24 hours and 82 were discharged.

It says 54 people are in intensive care, an increase of three from the day before.

The province is reporting 625 new cases of the disease confirmed through PCR testing, with 6.4 per cent of tests analyzed Monday coming back positive.

An additional 189 positive results from take-home rapid tests were uploaded to a government portal.

Health officials say 8,889 doses of vaccine were administered in the past 24 hours, including 7,355 fourth doses.

This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Meta and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

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