Quebec reporting under 1,000 coronavirus cases for first time in 6 days

Oct 7 2020, 9:27 am

Quebec public health has announced 900 new cases in their daily update on Wednesday morning, a large drop since the end of September.

According to Santé Quebec, there are now 81,914 cases in the region, 409 hospitalizations, and 62 patients in intensive care.

One new death has been reported in the last 24 hours, “to which is added 4 deaths which have occurred between September 30 and October 5, and 2 deaths which have occurred at an unknown date, for a total of 5,906,” according to public health.

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Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

As of October 7, 1,554,517 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec.

The province has seen cases well above 1,000 since the start of the month, with a record-breaking 1,364 on October 5. Friday saw 1,052, Saturday 1,107, Sunday with 1,079, and Monday with 1,191, according to Santé Quebec.

Since October 1, Montreal, Quebec City, and Chaudière-Appalaches have been under the red zone classification, closing restaurants and bars in the affected regions, in an effort to combat increasing numbers.

The regulation has been set to stay in place until October 28.

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