Quebec reports over 1,300 new COVID-19 cases for 2nd consecutive day

Nov 12 2020, 8:12 am

Quebec health officials have added 1,365 new COVID-19 cases and 42 additional deaths.

It’s the province’s 2nd consecutive day of reporting more than 1,300 cases per day.

Of the newly added deaths, nine occurred over the past day and 27 between November 5 and 10. Total coronavirus cases in the province have now reached 119,894 along with 6,557 deaths.

Public health is reporting 1,892,485 total negative tests and 583 hospitalizations — 86 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 Wednesday, November 11, at 6 pm.

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“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:

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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 10,703.

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