The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19 death toll has reached 5,603 after announcing 13 more deaths and 82 known cases since Tuesday morning.
According to Santé Quebec, there are now 56,079 cases in the province, 331 hospitalizations, down 16 from Tuesday, and 27 patients in the ICU.
Currently, a reported 599,042 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 Tuesday, July 7, 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:
7 576 prélèvements effectués le 6 juillet
7 154 analyses réalisées le 6 juillet
599 042 cas négatifs le 7 juillet
56 079 cas confirmés le 7 juillet
Pour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec: https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R
— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) July 8, 2020
Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 8,711.