Quebec reports 175 new cases of COVID-19 and 2 more deaths | Coronavirus

The Ministry of Health, however, adds two deaths that occurred between August 29 and September 3. The death toll in the province now stands at 5,769.

The number of new cases therefore seems to be stabilizing, after having jumped in the last days. The new cases recorded have indeed gone from 132 to 187 between Tuesday and last Wednesday. As of Friday, there were 184.

Moreover, in the most affected regions, there are 68 more cases in Montreal, for a total of 30,029, and 29 more in Montérégie, which has 9,441. In the Capitale-Nationale region, region where the ‘we have seen a marked increase in recent days, we have recorded 30 new cases. In Laval, 6,375 cases have been counted, 13 more than before.

In total, Quebec has identified 63,292 people infected with the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic.

Of these people, 94 are currently in hospital, including 17 in intensive care. The number of people hospitalized has therefore decreased by 8 compared to Friday.

According to the latest data, 20,408 tests were performed on Thursday.

The escalation of cases in the country worries the authorities

For its part, the Public Health Agency of Canada is concerned about the increase continues the number of confirmed cases across the country in the past week.

<q data-attributes="{"lang":{"value":"fr","label":"Français"},"value":{"html":"Les 631new cases that were reported yesterday in Canada took the seven-day moving average to 545reported cases per day, which exceeds the maximum number of reported cases per day during the period of heightened activity in mid-July “,” text “:” The 631 new cases that were reported yesterday in Canada have increased the average mobile over seven days to 545 cases reported per day, which exceeds the maximum number of cases reported per day during the period of heightened activity of mid-July “}}” lang = “en”>The 631 new cases that were reported yesterday [vendredi] in Canada increased the seven-day moving average to 545 reported cases per day, exceeding the maximum number of reported cases per day during the period of heightened activity in mid-July, said Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer, in a statement released on Saturday.

The pandemic remains under control, according to public health officials, but Dr. Tam believes that could change quickly if there is relaxation in adherence to health guidelines. Therefore, it warns that further restrictions should be imposed if the virus spread gets carried away.

There are 371 additional cases reported nationally today, including 175 in Quebec and 169 in Ontario. No new deaths linked to COVID-19 have, however, been recorded in the past 24 hours.

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