The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19 death toll has reached 5,448, after announcing seven more deaths.
There are a reported 142 new known cases of the coronavirus, according to the Santé Quebec website. That brings the confirmed total to 55,079 known cases, with 487 hospitalizations (down from 500 a day earlier), 50 of whom are in the ICU.
Currently, a reported 524,578 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 Wednesday, June 24, at 6 pm.
Santé Quebec says despite the new cases, hospitalizations and patients in the ICU are continuing to drop.
On Monday, the Province reported zero new coronavirus-related deaths for the first time in over three months.
#COVID19 – Au Québec, la situation est la suivante:
8 227 prélèvements effectués le 23 juin
7 917 analyses réalisées le 23 juin
524 578 cas négatifs le 24 juin
55 079 cas confirmés le 24 juin
Pour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec: https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R
— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) June 25, 2020
Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 8,484.