Quebec confirms lowest daily coronavirus death toll since April

Jun 8 2020, 8:25 am

The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19-related death toll has reached 4,984, after announcing six more deaths since Sunday afternoon.

There are a reported 198 new known cases of the coronavirus, according to the Santé Quebec website. That brings the confirmed total to 53,047 known cases with 979 hospitalizations, 121 of whom are in the ICU.

Currently, a reported 443,016 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec and over 15,000 cases have been resolved.

The data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Sunday, June 7, at 6 pm. Quebec’s public health authority said that in addition to hospitalization and ICU numbers decreasing, this is the lowest daily death toll increase since April 2 when three new deaths were announced.

Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 7,800.

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