The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19 death toll has reached 5,590, after announcing 13 more deaths and 60 known cases since Monday.
According to Santé Quebec, there are now 55,997 cases in the province, 347 hospitalizations (down 30 from Monday), and 26 patients in the ICU.
Currently, a reported 594,519 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec and over 25,000 cases have been resolved.
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The new data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Monday, July 6, at 6 pm.
Santé Quebec says despite the new cases, hospitalizations and patients in the ICU are continuing to drop.
#COVID19 – Au Québec, la situation est la suivante:
5 446 prélèvements effectués le 5 juillet
5 318 analyses réalisées le 5 juillet
594 519 cas négatifs le 6 juillet
55 997 cas confirmés le 6 juillet
Pour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec: https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R
— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) July 7, 2020
Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 8,693.