Quebec health officials have added 1,124 new COVID-19 cases and 45 additional deaths as the province near 135,000 cases since the pandemic began in March.
Of the newly added deaths, nine occurred over the past day, 34 between November 16 and 21, and two occurred before November 15, according to Santé Quebec.
The number of hospitalizations also increased by 21 over the past day. A total of 655 Quebecers are hospitalized because of the virus, 96 of whom are in intensive care.
Total coronavirus cases in the province have now reached 134,330, along with 6,887 deaths.
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Public health reports 2,001,772 total cases, with over 100,000 being deemed “recoveries.”
The new data has been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Monday, November 23, 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 11,535.