Quebec reports 644 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths on Thursday.
Of those newly infected, 465 were unvaccinated or had only received a single dose less than 14 days ago, 18 had only received a single dose at least two weeks ago, and 161 had received a second dose at least seven days ago.
The provincial death toll now stands at 417,832 people infected since the start of the pandemic, of which 401,287 have recovered, and 11,431 deaths.
The number of hospitalizations remained stable at 298 Thursday, compared to the day before. One more patient is now in intensive care, 76.
Thirty people entered the hospital on Wednesday. Of these, 18 were not vaccinated or had received only one dose less than 14 days ago, one had only received one dose at least two weeks ago and 11 had received a second dose at least seven days ago.
Of the three people who entered intensive care, one was either unvaccinated or had only received a single dose less than 14 days ago and two had received a second dose at least seven days ago.
A total of 32,869 samples were taken on October 12.
Regarding vaccination, 11,774 doses were administered in the province in the last 24 hours, for a total of 13,055,771. Outside Quebec, 203,712 doses were received by Quebecers.
According to the National Institute of Public Health of Quebec, 78.8% of the population has received at least one dose of vaccine against COVID-19. Among those 12 years and over, this percentage has now reached 90% and 86.8% are adequately vaccinated.