There are 55 new coronavirus cases confirmed in the province over the past 24 hours, the fourth consecutive day of less than 100 reported cases in Quebec.
According to Santé Quebec, the province’s coronavirus death toll has also increased by one since Sunday morning, raising the provincial total to 5,721.
There are now 61,206 cases in the province, 145 hospitalizations, and 21 patients in the ICU.
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Currently, a reported 928,215 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec, and 53,908 cases have been resolved.
The new data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Sunday, August 16, at 6 pm.
Santé Quebec says that despite the newly announced cases, hospitalizations continue to stabilize.
#COVID19 – Au Québec, la situation est la suivante:
10 850 prélèvements effectués le 15 août
11 266 analyses réalisées le 15 août
928 215 cas négatifs le 16 août
61 206 cas confirmés le 16 août
Pour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec: https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R
— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) August 17, 2020
Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 9,026.