Quebec health officials have added 905 new COVID-19 cases to the provincial total along with 12 new virus-related deaths.
Four deaths have been attributed to the past 24 hours and eight have been added from earlier on in the month.
Since the start of the pandemic, total coronavirus cases in the province now totals 98,226 along with 6,106 deaths.
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Public health is reporting 1,734,602 negative tests and 530 hospitalizations — 99 of which are in intensive care. According to Sante Québec, over 80,000 cases have been deemed as “recoveries.”
The new data has been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Thursday, October 22, at 6 pm.
— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) October 23, 2020
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 9,871.