The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19 death toll has remained at 5,687 after announcing zero new deaths since Wednesday morning.
Coronavirus cases in the province have increased by 133 in the past 24 hours.
According to Santé Quebec, there are now 60,133 cases in the province, 165 hospitalizations, and 19 patients in the ICU.
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Currently, a reported 824,864 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 Wednesday, August 5, at 6 pm.
Santé Quebec says that despite the newly announced cases, hospitalizations continue to stabilize. Quebec has reported over 120 COVID-19 cases daily for seven straight days and hasn’t seen fewer than 100 daily cases since July 30 when 58 new cases were confirmed.
#COVID19 – Au Québec, la situation est la suivante:
17 042 prélèvements effectués le 4 août
16 293 analyses réalisées le 4 août
824 864 cas négatifs le 5 août
60 133 cas confirmés le 5 août
Pour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec: https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R
— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) August 6, 2020
Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 8,962.