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MONTREAL – The progression curve for COVID-19 appears to be flattening in Quebec, even though we continue to identify many new cases.
According to data from the Quebec Ministry of Health, published Sunday, 1,154 new cases have been reported in Quebec. 1,189 were reported on Saturday and 1,259 on Friday.
The National Institute of Public Health of Quebec for its part recorded 11,128 active cases.
The number of COVID-19 cases has risen to 132,042 since the start of the pandemic.
Authorities have reported 23 deaths, eight of which occurred in the past 24 hours, eleven between November 15 and 20, three before November 15 and one last on an unknown date. The death toll now stands at 6,829.
The number of hospitalizations was down four from the previous day to 642. Four more patients were in intensive care, for a total of 103.
The INSPQ also indicates that it has identified 1,351 recoveries, for a total of 114,085.
The authorities report having carried out 34,217 samples on Friday and carried out 31,252 analyzes.
The situation remains worrying in several regions. Authorities report 286 additional cases on the island of Montreal, 161 in Montérégie, 126 in Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean, 109 in Lanaudière and 102 in Estrie.
There were 77 new cases in Mauricie-Center-du-Québec, 70 in the Capitale-Nationale, 59 in Chaudière-Appalaches, 47 in Outaouais, 46 in Laval, 44 in the Laurentians and only seven in Gaspésie-Îles-de. -Madeleine.
Across Canada, 328,399 cases of COVID-19 and 11,443 deaths have been reported since the virus first appeared in the country.
Here is the distribution of cases across the country since the start of the pandemic, according to the most recent provincial and territorial reports:
– 132,042 cases in Quebec, including 6,829 deaths;
– 103,912 cases in Ontario, including 3,486 deaths;
– 43,952 cases in Alberta, including 462 deaths;
– 25,474 cases in British Columbia, including 331 deaths;
– 13,304 cases in Manitoba, including 217 deaths;
– 6,237 cases in Saskatchewan, including 33 deaths;
– 1,168 cases in Nova Scotia, including 65 deaths;
– 424 cases in New Brunswick, including six deaths;
– 316 cases in Newfoundland and Labrador, including four deaths;
– 109 cases in Nunavut;
– 68 cases in Prince Edward Island;
– 29 cases in the Yukon, including one death;
– 15 cases in the Northwest Territories;
To these provincial and territorial reports are added the 13 cases, all cured, among passengers repatriated from the cruise ship Grand Princess on March 10.
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