Quebec reports over 120 new coronavirus cases for seventh day in a row

Aug 6 2020, 8:25 am

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.

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.

Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 8,962.

DH Montreal StaffDH Montreal Staff

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