Provincial total passes 130k as Quebec announces over 1,100 new COVID-19 cases

Nov 23 2020, 4:14 pm

Quebec health officials have added 1,154 new COVID-19 cases and 23 additional deaths as the province eclipses 130,000 cases since the pandemic began in March.

Of the newly added deaths, eight occurred over the past day, 11 between November 15 and 20, three from earlier on in November and one at an “unknown date,” according to Santé Quebec.

The number of hospitalizations decreased by four over the past day. A total of 624 Quebecers are hospitalized because of the virus, 103 of whom are in intensive care.

Total coronavirus cases in the province have now reached 132,042, along with 6,829 deaths.

Public health reports 1,995,083 total cases, with over 100,000 being deemed “recoveries.”

The new data has been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Sunday, November 22, 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 distribution of deaths in Quebec, by age group, is as follows:

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 11,474.

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