Quebec reports nearly 30 new coronavirus deaths, over 1,100 additional cases

Nov 5 2020, 4:27 pm

Quebec health officials have added 1,138 new COVID-19 cases to the provincial total along with 28 new virus-related deaths.

Of the newly added deaths, ten occurred over the past day, nine occurred between October 29 and November 3, six occurred before October 29, and three from “unknown dates,” as per Santé Quebec.

Total coronavirus cases in the province have now reached 111,056 along with 6,378 deaths.

Public health is reporting 1,830,286 negative tests and 538 hospitalizations — 82 of which are in intensive care. Hospitalizations and patients in intensive care have both increased over the past day.

According to Sante Québec, over 90,000 cases have been deemed as “recoveries.”

The new data has been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Wednesday, November 4, at 6 pm.

“For now, the spread of the COVID-19 is under control in Quebec,” says public health, “but the present weeks are critical.”

The government has added new visuals to its coronavirus website, including a graph of the province’s distributions of death, by age group:

Public health continues to advise people to frequently wash their hands, use alcohol-based sanitizers, wear face masks in public, and respect the maximum 10-person limit for indoor gatherings.

Canada’s coronavirus death toll is now 10,336.

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