The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19 death toll has remained at 5,670 after announcing no new deaths since Tuesday morning.
COVID-19 cases in the province did increase by 176 in the past 24 hours.
According to Santé Quebec, there are now 59,073 cases in the province, 190 hospitalizations, and nine patients in the ICU.
Currently, a reported 743,217 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec, and over 30,000 cases have been resolved.
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The new data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Tuesday, July 28, at 6 pm.
This is Quebec’s second consecutive day of over 165 new cases, having announced 169 on Tuesday and 176 on Wednesday.
Santé Quebec says that despite the newly announced cases, hospitalizations continue to drop.
#COVID19 – Au Québec, la situation est la suivante:
13 119 prélèvements effectués le 27 juillet
12 295 analyses réalisées le 27 juillet
743 217 cas négatifs le 28 juillet
59 073 cas confirmés le 28 juillet
Pour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec: https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R
— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) July 29, 2020
Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 8,912.