Quebec confirms 52 more coronavirus deaths as cases near 53,500

Jun 10 2020, 8:18 am

The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19-related death toll has reached 5,081, after announcing 52 more deaths since Tuesday afternoon.

There are a reported 156 new known cases of the coronavirus, according to the Santé Quebec website. That brings the confirmed total to 53,341 known cases with 914 hospitalizations, 117 of whom are in the ICU.

Currently, a reported 451,406 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec and over 15,000 cases have been resolved.

The data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Tuesday, June 9, at 6 pm. Santé Quebec didn’t reveal how many of the 52 newly announced deaths took place in the past 24 hours.

Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals.7,897, an increase of 62 since Tuesday.

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