Quebec confirms 45 more coronavirus deaths as cases pass 53,000

Jun 9 2020, 8:24 am

The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19-related death toll has reached 5,029, after announcing 45 more deaths since Monday afternoon.

There are a reported 138 new known cases of the coronavirus, according to the Santé Quebec website. That brings the confirmed total to 53,185 known cases with 961 hospitalizations, 117 of whom are in the ICU.

Currently, a reported 446,726 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 Monday, June 8, at 6 pm. Santé Quebec didn’t reveal how many of the 45 newly announced deaths took place in the past 24 hours. From Sunday to Monday, Quebec saw its lowest daily death toll increase since April 2.

Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 7,835.

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