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    Quebec Premier François Legault is expected to provide an update Thursday on the province’s COVID-19 vaccine campaign, alongside Health Minister Christian Dubé, public health director Dr. Horacio Arruda and Daniel Paré, Director of the COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign in Quebec.

    The province’s vaccination campaign was expanded Wednesday to offer the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to anyone 45 and older. Authorities say 54,410 doses were administered Tuesday, for more than 2.5 million shots to date.

    Since the rollout began in December, the province has received 3,066,969 doses of the vaccine. The government says the more than 230,000 doses of Pfizer that were expected this week have arrived in all regions.

    Quebec reported 1,217 new cases and six additional deaths on Wednesday.

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