Quebec confirms 61 more coronavirus deaths as cases pass 50,000

May 29 2020, 3:54 pm

The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19-related death toll has reached 4,363, after announcing 61 more deaths since Thursday afternoon.

There are a reported 530 new known cases of the coronavirus, according to the Santé Quebec website. That brings the confirmed total to 50,232 known cases with 1,265 hospitalizations, 172 of whom are in the ICU.

Currently, a reported 373,567 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 Thursday, May 28, at 6 pm.

Santé Quebec did not announce how many of the 61 new deaths had occurred in the past 24 hours, but confirmed the new cases are the lowest daily increase since March 31 when 449 cases were confirmed.

Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 6,877.

DH Montreal StaffDH Montreal Staff

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