Quebec reports over 1,100 new COVID-19 cases for 14th consecutive day

Dec 1 2020, 8:18 am

Quebec health officials have added 1,177 new COVID-19 cases to the provincial total. This is the 14th consecutive day of cases reaching 1,100 or higher.

There are also 28 new virus-related deaths added to Quebec’s total.

Of the newly added deaths, three occurred over the past day, 24 between November 24 and 29, one from earlier in November, and two from an “unknown date,” according to Santé Quebec.

The number of hospitalizations has increased by 26 since Monday to 719, 98 of whom are in intensive care.

Total coronavirus cases in the province have now reached 143,548, along with 7,084 deaths.

Public health reports 2,059,065 negative cases, with over 100,000 being deemed “recoveries.”

The new data has been reported by hospitals and public health officials on Monday, November 30, at 6 pm.

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

The last time Quebec reported fewer than 1,000 new daily cases was on November 16, when 982 were announced.

“For now, the spread of the COVID-19 is under control in Quebec,” says public health, “but the present weeks are critical.”

The distribution of deaths in Quebec, by age group, is as follows:

Quebec.ca

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.

Canada’s coronavirus death toll is now 12,137 and 379,846 total cases.

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