Quebec confirms 81 more coronavirus deaths as cases near 52,000

Jun 3 2020, 8:21 am

The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19-related death toll has reached 4,794, after announcing 81 more deaths since Tuesday afternoon.

There are a reported 291 new known cases of the coronavirus, according to the Santé Quebec website. That brings the confirmed total to 51,884 known cases with 1,141 hospitalizations, 158 of whom are in the ICU.

Currently, a reported 410,793 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec and over 14,600 cases have been resolved.

The data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Tuesday, June 2, at 6 pm.

Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 7,395.

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