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COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update


QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 8, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The latest data of the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec reveal 126 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 60,367. During this same period, 4 new deaths were recorded, to which need to be added 1 death that occurred before July 31, for a total of 5,692. The number of hospitalizations increased by 3 compared to the previous day, with an overall total of 155. Among these, 23 patients are in intensive care, an increase of 4. On August 6, 17,973 tests were performed, for a cumulative total of 1,342,393.

Summary Data Evolution Table

Date

New confirmed cases

New deaths

Hospitalizations

Hospitalizations in intensive care

Tests performed

August 1

141

1

172

(-5)

17

(-1)

14,432

August 2

123

1

172

18

(+1)

9,574

August 3

123

1

169

(-3)

21

(+3)

13,125

August 4

155

1

167

(-2)

19

(-2)

17,042

August 5

133

0

165

(-2)

19

16,367

August 6

108

0

152

(-13)

19

17,973

August 7

126

4

155

(+3)

23

(+4)

NA

Please note that the data in the table are presented according to their date of entry. They are captured at the date shown and cover the preceding 24 hours, except for testing data, which is subject to an additional 24-hour availability delay and corresponds to tests made on the actual date shown.

A reminder concerning public health instructions

To limit to the utmost the virus' spread, it is important to:

For people age 12 and over, wearing a face covering is now mandatory in most enclosed and partially enclosed public places and on public transit. 

Should symptoms appear:

Related links

 

SOURCE Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux


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