Quebec confirms 74 more coronavirus deaths as cases near 50,000

May 28 2020, 3:48 pm

The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19-related death toll has reached 4,302, after announcing 74 more deaths since Tuesday afternoon.

The Santé Quebec website confirmed 49,702 known cases and 1,331 hospitalizations, 178 of whom are in the ICU.

Currently, a reported 365,402 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 Wednesday, May 27, at 6 pm.

Santé Quebec did not announce how many of the 74 new deaths had occurred in the past 24 hours.

Quebec Premier François Legault, the province’s national director of public health, Dr. Horacio Arruda, and the province’s Justice Minister, Sonia Lebel, will provide an update today at 1 pm.

Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 6,799.

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