Quebec reports 4th consecutive day of over 250 new coronavirus cases

Sep 16 2020, 8:18 am

Quebec public health has announced 303 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the province’s fourth consecutive day of over 250 cases.

According to Santé Quebec, the province’s coronavirus death toll has increased to 5,788 after announcing one COVID-19-related death in the past day and two attributed to Tuesday.

There are now 65,857 cases in the province, 130 hospitalizations, and 26  patients in the ICU.

Currently, a reported 1,232,858 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 Tuesday, September 15, at 6 pm.

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 9,190.

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