Quebec health officials have reported 1,124 new COVID-19 cases and 45 additional deaths early this morning as the province closes in on 135,000 cases since the pandemic began in March.
While new cases in Quebec are on a slight decline, the number of hospitalizations continues to rise. It’s also the largest number of deaths announced in one day since June.
A total of 655 Quebecers are currently hospitalized because of the virus, 96 of whom are in intensive care.
Montreal reported the most new cases today once again with 284, followed by Quebec City (153) and the Montérégie (145).
Total coronavirus cases in the province have now reached 134,330, along with 6,887 deaths.