The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19 death toll has reached 5,424 after announcing seven more deaths.
On Monday, the province reported zero new coronavirus-related deaths for the first time in over three months.
There are a reported 49 new known cases of the coronavirus, according to the Santé Quebec website. That brings the confirmed total to 54,884 known cases with 515 hospitalizations, 52 of whom are in the ICU.
Currently, a reported 515,749 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec and over 25,000 cases have been resolved.
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The data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Monday, June 22, 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 582prélèvements effectués le 21 juin
5 880 analyses réalisées le 21 juin
515 749 cas négatifs le 22 juin
54 884 cas confirmés le 22 juin
Pour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec: https://t.co/fiqW5Em90p
— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) June 23, 2020
Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 8,436.