Quebec reports 1259 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. SLOW DOWN! - By Felicia
Today, Quebec reported 1259 new COVID-19 cases, which is an increase of 38. Now, in total, we have 129,699 cases. Uh-oh.
The Institute of Public Health reports that there are 11,599 active cases, and that 1,526 more people have recovered from the disease for a total of 111,326 (86 per cent of the total cases).
Quebec is also reporting 32 more deaths. Since Thursday, nine people died due to the disease in addition to 22 deaths that occurred between Nov. 13 and Nov. 18, and one death which occurred at an unknown date.
Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean continues to be hard hit by COVID-19 reporting 213 new cases (3,820 total). The only region with more new cases is Montreal which reported 294 new cases (47,909 total).
Three deaths were reported in Chaudiere-Appalaches (114 total), Quebec City (400 total) and Montreal (3,589 total).