Quebec recorded 1094 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 6 additional deaths on Sunday. The increase in hospitalizations continues, with ten more patients than the day before.
According to the most recent data, no deaths have been reported for the past 24 hours, but there were 3 deaths that occurred between October 11 and 16 and one that occurred before October 11. Two deaths occurring at an unknown date were added to the toll.
The six deaths that have been added are distributed in five regions of Quebec. Two new deaths have been reported in the Capitale-Nationale.
The Outaouais, Chaudière-Appalaches, Laurentides and Montérégie regions each have one new death.
Since the start of this pandemic, 6,038 Quebecers have succumbed to COVID-19.
Following the trend of the last few days, the number of new infected people remains around 1000. There are 1094 cases recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 93,391.
The number of hospitalizations is still on the rise, with 10 more patients than the day before. In all, 527 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized. On Sunday, it was reported that 60 infected people had been admitted to a hospital and 50 were discharged from the hospital.
Of those hospitalized, 88 were in intensive care, three more than on Saturday.
The samples taken on October 16 amount to 22,650.
“Despite the stabilization of cases in the past two weeks, hospitalizations continue to climb. We must break the wave to slow down this increase and thus protect the most vulnerable people and our health network, ”said Minister of Health Christian Dubé shortly after the report was released.