Quebec’s reported coronavirus cases reach almost 1,000 in a day

Oct 1 2020, 9:06 am

Quebec public health has announced 933 new coronavirus cases in their daily update on Thursday morning, as cases continue to skyrocket across the province.

According to Santé Quebec, there are now 75,221 cases in the region, 275 hospitalizations, and 46 patients in intensive care.

There have been two new deaths in the last 24 hours, added to the “12 deaths which have occurred between September 24 and September 29 and two deaths which have occurred before September 24, for a total of 5,850.”

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Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

In the October 1 update, 1,471,379 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec.

Thursday’s report is the highest reported cases in the last week as September 26 saw an increase of 896 cases and September 29 saw 838, according to Santé Quebec.

Quebec has classified three regions as “red zones”, the highest alert level for coronavirus in the province.

Starting on October 1, Montreal, Quebec City, and Chaudière-Appalaches will fall under the red zone classification until October 28.

Karen DoradeaKaren Doradea

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