Quebec health officials are reporting 1,470 new COVID-19 cases and 30 virus-related deaths.
According to Santé Quebec, a dozen deaths occurred over the past day; another 12 happened between November 26 and December 1, and six took place earlier in November.
The number of hospitalizations has decreased by three since Wednesday to 737, 99 of whom are in intensive care.
Total coronavirus cases in the province have now reached 146,532, along with 7,155 deaths. This is Quebec’s 16th consecutive day of reporting over 1,100 daily cases.
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Public health reports 2,077,380 negative cases, with over 100,000 being deemed “recoveries.”
The new data was reported by hospitals and public health officials on Wednesday, December 3, at 6 pm.
Despite the uptick in cases, public health says “the spread of the COVID-19 is under control in Quebec,” but cites the next few weeks as “critical.”
The distribution of deaths in Quebec, by age group, is as follows:
The distribution of provincial cases per age group is as follows:
Canada’s coronavirus death toll is now 12,339 and 391,600 total cases.