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Quebec reports 1,108 more cases of COVID-19, 18 deaths

Quebec reports 1,108 more cases of COVID-19, 18 deaths
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Quebec health authorities reported another 1,108 cases of COVID-19 on Friday along with 18 additional deaths.

Technically only 952 of these cases were registered over the past 24 hours while the other 156 cases were cases from the summer that were not yet added.

Montreal reported the highest number of new cases in the province on Friday, with 277, followed by Monteregie (156), Lanaudiere (121), Mauricie(95) and Quebec City (80).

There are currently 515 people being treated for COVID-19 in Quebec hospitals. Of them, 81 are in the intensive care ward.

As of Friday, the total number of cases reported in the province since the start of the pandemic stands at 104,952.

“With the number of (new) cases still standing at nearly 1,000 more each day, it’s clear that many are still carrying the virus,” Health Minister Christian Dubé said via Twitter.

 

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