Quebec reports over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for 7th consecutive day

Nov 10 2020, 4:15 pm

Quebec health officials have added over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the seventh consecutive day.

On Tuesday, the province added 38 new virus-related deaths and 1,162 cases to Quebec’s total.

On Sunday, Santé Quebec reported the province’s highest daily case increase since the pandemic began.

Of the newly added deaths, nine occurred over the past day, 27 occurred between November 3 and 8, one before November 3, and one has been recorded from an “unknown date,” as per Santé Quebec.

Total coronavirus cases in the province have now reached 117,151 along with 6,493 deaths

Public health is reporting 1,875,173 negative tests and 534 hospitalizations — 82 of which are in intensive care. Hospitalizations and patients in intensive care have both increased over the past day.

According to Sante Québec, over 95,000 cases have been deemed as “recoveries.”

The new data has been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Monday, November 9, at 6 pm.

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

The government has added new visuals to its coronavirus website, including a graph of the province’s distributions of death, by age group:

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 10,579.

DH Montreal StaffDH Montreal Staff

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