Quebec announces fewest one-day coronavirus increase since March

Jun 16 2020, 8:16 am

The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19-related death toll has reached 5,269 after announcing 27 more deaths since Monday afternoon.

There are a reported 92 new known cases of the coronavirus, according to the Santé Quebec website. That brings the confirmed total to 54,146 known cases with 718 hospitalizations, 77 of whom are in the ICU.

Currently, a reported 480,360 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec and over 25,000 cases have been resolved.

The data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Monday, June 15, at 6 pm.

According to Santé Quebec, the 92 newly confirmed cases is the fewest one-day increase since March 22 when 38 cases were reported.

Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 8,186, up 20 from Monday’s numbers.