MONTREAL – Quebec is reporting 462 new cases of COVID-19 today, hitting a months-long high for the second day in a row.
The province reported 427 new cases on Saturday, which was already the highest daily tally since late May.
Health officials also say five additional deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus were reported today.
Quebec now with 5,802 deaths linked to the coronavirus, up by five, but only one of those fatalities coming in the last 24 hours. The number of #Covid19 cases increasing by 462, for a total of 67,542. In hospital, 138 people and 31 in ICU. pic.twitter.com/CKZcQQ1PLf
— CityNews Montreal (@CityNewsMTL) September 20, 2020
The province says one of the deaths occurred in the last 24 hours, while the other four took place between Sept. 13-18.
Quebec has now reported 67,542 total cases of COVID-19 and 5,802 deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus since the pandemic began.
Authorities say hospitalizations increased by seven cases over the past 24 hours, for a total of 138.