43 more coronavirus deaths in Quebec as case numbers pass 53,500

Jun 12 2020, 3:20 pm

The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19-related death toll has reached 5,148, after announcing 43 more deaths since Thursday afternoon.

There are a reported 181 new known cases of the coronavirus, according to the Santé Quebec website. That brings the confirmed total to 53,666 known cases with 757 hospitalizations, 114 of whom are in the ICU.

Currently, a reported 462,007 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec and over 20,000 cases have been resolved.

The data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Thursday, June 11, 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 8,005, an increase of 33 since Thursday.

DH Montreal StaffDH Montreal Staff

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