Earlier today, Quebec public health announced 1,078 new coronavirus cases since Wednesday morning, bringing the total number of positive cases to 36,497 since the start of the pandemic.
In addition, the number of deaths increased by three. According to Santé Quebec, the province’s coronavirus death toll stands at 5,915. Canada’s coronavirus death toll is now 9,545.
The hardest-hit region on the island remains Montreal North, which has now reported 3,091 positive cases followed by Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension (2,925 total cases), Cote-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grace (2,911 total cases), Mercier-Hochelaga-maisonneuve (2,907 total cases), and Ahuntsic-Cartierville (2,899 positive cases).
There are now 82,992 cases in the province, 425 hospitalizations, and 68 patients in the ICU.