There are 93 new coronavirus cases confirmed in the province over the past 24 hours, the eighth consecutive day of less than 100 reported cases in Quebec.
According to Santé Quebec, the province’s coronavirus death toll has also increased by three since Thursday morning, raising the provincial total to 5,733.
There are now 61,495 cases in the province, 136 hospitalizations, and 23 patients in the ICU.
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Currently, a reported 970,180 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec, and over 54,500 cases have been resolved.
The new data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Thursday, August 20, at 6 pm.
Santé Quebec says that despite the newly announced cases, hospitalizations continue to stabilize.
#COVID19 – Au Québec, la situation est la suivante:
16 164 prélèvements effectués le 19 août
17 047 analyses réalisées le 19 août
970 180 cas négatifs le 20 août
61 495 cas confirmés le 20 août
Pour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec: https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R
— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) August 21, 2020
Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 9,054.