Quebec confirms 24 more coronavirus deaths as cases near 53,500

Jun 11 2020, 8:17 am

The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19-related death toll has reached 5,1055, after announcing 52 more deaths since Wednesday afternoon.

There are a reported 144 new known cases of the coronavirus, according to the Santé Quebec website. That brings the confirmed total to 53,485 known cases with 871 hospitalizations, 114 of whom are in the ICU.

Currently, a reported 456,779 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 Wednesday, June 10, at 6 pm. Santé Quebec didn’t reveal how many of the 24 newly announced deaths took place in the past 24 hours.

Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 7,972, an increase of 75 since Wednesday.

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