Quebec adds 18 deaths, over 950 coronavirus cases to provincial total

Oct 30 2020, 3:29 pm

Quebec health officials have added 952 new COVID-19 cases to the provincial total along with 18 new virus-related deaths.

Of the newly added 18 deaths, four occurred in the last 24 hours, 11 between October 23 and October 28, and three happened at an “unknown date,” according to Santé Quebec.

Total coronavirus cases in the province have now reached 104,952 along with 6,231 deaths.

Public health is reporting 1,799,419 negative tests and 515 hospitalizations — 81 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.

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

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 10,083.

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