Quebec reports over 1,200 additional COVID-19 cases, 25 new deaths

Nov 16 2020, 8:13 am

Quebec health officials have added 1,218 new COVID-19 cases and 25 additional deaths.

Of the newly added deaths, six occurred over the past day, and 19 have occurred between November 9 and November 14.

The number of hospitalizations increased by four when compared to Sunday’s numbers. A total of 591 Quebecers are hospitalized because of the virus, 87 of whom are in intensive care (an increase of two since Sunday).

Total coronavirus cases in the province have now reached 125,072, along with 6,651 deaths.

Public health reports 1,931,723 total cases and that over 95,000 cases have been deemed “recoveries.”

The new data has been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Sunday, November 15, 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 distribution of deaths in Quebec, by age group, is as follows:

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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 10,963.

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