Quebec reports over 275 new coronavirus cases for second straight day

Sep 14 2020, 8:22 am

Quebec public health has announced 276 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the province’s second consecutive day of 275 cases and higher.

According to Santé Quebec, the province’s coronavirus death toll has remained at 5,780 after announcing zero COVID-19-related deaths since Sunday morning.

There are now 65,262 cases in the province, 124 hospitalizations, and 19 patients in the ICU.

Currently, a reported 1,201,758 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec, and over 58,000 cases have been resolved.

Quebec.ca

The new data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Sunday, September 13, at 6 pm.

This is Quebec’s 7th consecutive day of over 160 new cases and the 4th in a row reaching the 200s.

Sunday’s 279 was the highest daily increase since June 1.

Public health continues to advise people to frequently wash their hands, use alcohol-based sanitizers, wear face masks in public, and respect the maximum 10-person limit for indoor gatherings.

Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 9,172.

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