Quebec reports over 1,000 new coronavirus cases for first time since last week

Oct 29 2020, 4:58 pm

Quebec health officials have added 1,030 new COVID-19 cases to the provincial total along with 25 new virus-related deaths.

This is the first time Quebec has reported more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases since October 23 when 1,009 were announced.

Health authorities have added 25 deaths to the provincial total, eight of which were attributed to the past 24 hours. The other 14 deaths were attributed to people who died between October 22 and 27, as per Santé Quebec.

Total coronavirus cases in the province have now reached 103,844 along with 6,214 deaths.

Public health is reporting 1,789,082 negative tests and 509 hospitalizations — 73 of which are in intensive care. According to Sante Québec, over 87,500 cases have been deemed as “recoveries.”

The new data has been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Wednesday, October 29, at 6 pm.

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 10,067.

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