COVID-19: the human toll is increasing
Quebec has recorded 63 new deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the human toll of the COVID-19 pandemic to 13 286 deaths.
However, the pressure on hospitals continues to decrease. Quebec recorded a decrease of 36 hospitalizations related to COVID-19, for a total of 2,852 people hospitalized in the province.
As for admissions to intensive care, there was a decrease of five people, for a total of 218 people currently admitted to intensive care in Quebec hospitals.
Infections reach for this new day the figure of 2730 new cases. However, this data is not representative of the real number of cases, since screening is limited to a limited number of people.
Active hospitalizations in Montreal hospitals
|Change since the previous day|
|Montreal Heart Institute||10||-1|
|Montreal Sacred Heart Hospital||108||-1|
|General Hospital Montreal||44||-1|
|Jewish General Hospital||121||+1|
|St. Mary's Hospital Center||49||0|
|Verdun Hospital||44< /td>||0|
|The Montreal Children's Hospital||12||-2|
|Montreal Neurological Hospital||6||0|
|Royal Victoria Hospital||74||-2|
|Lakeshore General Hospital||49||+3|
|Santa Cabrini Hospital||67||0|
|University of Montreal Hospital Center||97||+2|
|Notre Dame Hospital||57||+1|
Press conference at 1 p.m.
François Legault will hold a press briefing with the Minister of Health and Social Services, Christian Dubé, and the National Director of Public Health acting, Dr. Luc Boileau, at 1 p.m. Further relaxations should be announced. Legault should also announce that he is abandoning the idea of a “health contribution”, according to what La Presse reports.
As of February 7, cinemas and performance halls may reopen at 50% capacity or with a maximum of 500 people.
Places of worship may also reopen , also with a capacity of 50%.
Outdoor events will also be back from February 7, but with a maximum of 1000 people.