Quebec reports 1,203 new infections, 43 deaths

The Canadian Press

MONTREAL–Quebec is reporting 1,203 new cases of COVID-19 and 43 more deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus, including 12 that occurred in the past 24 hours.

The Health Department said today hospitalizations dropped by six, to 1,321 and 217 patients were in intensive care, a decrease of two.

Quebec has reported a drop in hospitalizations for the past six reporting periods, representing 179 fewer patients in hospital.

Health officials say 1,672 more people have recovered from COVID-19, for a total of 228,887; Quebec has 16,424 active reported cases.