Quebec public health has announced 462 new COVID-19 cases since Saturday morning.
Santé Quebec says that one new coronavirus-related death occurred since the last reporting period, bringing the province’s cumulative death toll to 5,802.
There are currently 67,542 cases in the province, 138 hospitalizations, and 31 patients in intensive care.
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Of the 462 cases, 160 came from Montréal, 92 were from the Capitale-Nationale, and 58 were from Montérégie.
Currently, a reported 1,300,266 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec.
The new data was reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Saturday, September 19, at 4 pm.
#COVID19 – Au Québec, la situation est la suivante:
28 725 prélèvements effectués le 18 sept.
29 006 analyses réalisées le 18 sept
1 300 266 cas négatifs le 19 sept.
67 542 cas confirmés le 19 sept.
Pour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec: https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R
— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) September 20, 2020
Public health continues to advise people to frequently wash their hands, use alcohol-based sanitizers, wear face masks in public, and respect the maximum 10-person limit for indoor gatherings.