The Quebec government revealed that the province’s COVID-19 death toll has reached 5,636 after announcing three more deaths and 109 known cases since Tuesday morning.
According to Santé Quebec, there are now 56,859 cases in the province, 285 hospitalizations, and 20 patients in the ICU.
Currently, a reported 649,257 tests have turned up negative throughout Quebec and over 30,000 cases have been resolved.
The new data had been reported by hospitals and public health officials as of Tuesday, July 14, at 6 pm.
Santé Quebec says this is the fourth day in a row in which 100 or more cases have been reported.
The provincial public health authority says that despite the new cases, hospitalizations continue to drop.
#COVID19 – Au Québec, la situation est la suivante:
9 952 prélèvements effectués le 13 juillet
9 601 analyses réalisées le 13 juillet
649 257 cas négatifs le 14 juillet
56 859 cas confirmés le 14 juillet
Pour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec: https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R
— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) July 15, 2020
Canada’s coronavirus death toll now totals 8,798.