Quebec confirms 70 more coronavirus deaths as cases eclipse 48,500

May 26 2020, 10:08 am

The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19-related death toll has reached 4,139, after announcing 70 more deaths since Monday afternoon.

The Santé Quebec website confirmed 48,598 known cases and 14,03 hospitalizations, 181 of whom are in the ICU.

Currently, a reported 353,036 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec and over 14,600 cases have been resolved.

There will be no 1 pm news conference on Tuesday, which has become customary during the pandemic. Quebec Premier François Legault hasn’t announced as to why there is no meeting, which coincidentally is also his 63rd birthday.

Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 6,566.

DH Montreal StaffDH Montreal Staff

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