The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19 death toll increased by one since Sunday morning, raising the total to 5,696.
Coronavirus cases in the province have increased by 156, with 98 attributed to the past 24 hours. A total of 58 cases were added due to “data adjustment,” according to Santé Quebec.
This is the first time in a month that daily cases have not surpassed the 100 mark.
According to Santé Quebec, there are now 60,627 cases in the province, 156 hospitalizations, and 22 patients in the ICU.
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Currently, a reported 861,396 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec, and over 30,000 cases have been resolved.
The new data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Sunday, August 9, at 6 pm.
Santé Quebec says that despite the newly announced cases, hospitalizations continue to stabilize.
#COVID19 – Au Québec, la situation est la suivante:
16 093 prélèvements effectués le 7 août
16 624 analyses réalisées le 7 août
853 717 cas négatifs le 8 août
60 471 cas confirmés le 8 août
Pour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec: https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R
— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) August 9, 2020
Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 8,982.