Quebec public health has announced 188 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the province’s second consecutive day of 180 cases and higher and the 8th straight day of over 160 cases.
According to Santé Quebec, the province’s coronavirus death toll has increased to 5,773 with three new COVID-19-related deaths being announced since Wednesday morning, one of which isn’t contributable to the past 24 hours, however.
There are now 64,244 cases in the province, 119 hospitalizations, and 12 patients in the ICU.
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Currently, a reported 1,142,278 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec, and over 56,000 cases have been resolved.
The new data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Wednesday, September 9, at 6 pm.
#COVID19 – Au Québec, la situation est la suivante:
17 739 prélèvements effectués le 8 sept.
17 833 analyses réalisées le 8 sept
1 142 278 cas négatifs le 9 sept.
64 244 cas confirmés le 9 sept.
Pour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec: https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R
— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) September 10, 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 now totals 9,156.