There were 132 new coronavirus cases confirmed in the province over the past 24 hours, the fifth consecutive day of over 120 cases.
According to Santé Quebec, the province’s coronavirus death toll has reached 5,764 with two more COVID-19-related deaths being announced since Tuesday morning.
There are now 62,746 cases in the province, 109 hospitalizations, and 20 patients in the ICU.
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Currently, a reported 1,066,344 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec, and over 55,500 cases have been resolved.
The new data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Tuesday, September 2, at 6 pm.
On Friday, Quebec public health officials announced 156 new COVID-19 cases, 120 on Saturday, 140 from Sunday, 120 on Monday, and 122 on Tuesday.
#COVID19 – Au Québec, la situation est la suivante:
12 925 prélèvements effectués le 31 août
11 762 analyses réalisées le 31 août
1 066 344 cas négatifs le 1er septembre
62 746 cas confirmés le 1er septembre
Pour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec: https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R
— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) September 2, 2020
Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 9,132.