The Canadian Press
MONTREAL – Quebec is reporting a seventh straight day of more than a thousand new COVID-19 cases, with 1,162 infections and 38 new deaths linked to the novel coronavirus.
The Health Department says nine deaths were recorded in the previous 24 hours while another 27 occurred during the past week. One death was before Nov. 3 and another was on an undetermined date.
Hospitalizations were down by six, to 534, while the number of patients in intensive care increased by six for a total of 82.
There are currently 10,937 active cases in the province.
Premier Francois Legault, Health Minister Christian Dube and Dr. Horacio Arruda, Quebec’s director of public health, will hold a news conference later today.
The province has now reported a total 117,151 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 6,493 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic, along with 99,721 recoveries.