QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 25, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec show 879 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 100,114. They also report 11 new deaths, for a total of 6,143 deaths. Among these 11 deaths, 5 have occurred in the last 24 hours, 5 have occurred between October 18 and October 23, and 1 has occurred at an unknown date. The number of hospitalizations increased by 2 compared to the previous day, for a cumulative total of 551. Among these, the number of people in intensive care increased by 4, for a total of 97. The samples conducted on October 23 amount to 25,378 for a total of 2,966,329.
Summary Data Evolution Table1
Hospitalizations in intensive care
1 Note that the majority of data are presented according to the day they were entered. They are extracted at 4 p.m. at the date shown and cover the preceding 24 hours. However, the availability of the data on samples involves an additional delay of 24 hours and these correspond to the number of samples taken on the date shown.
2 It should also be noted that the data prior to those of the last 24 hours presented in the column Deaths have been adjusted according to the actual dates of death. This explains the variation of some data compared to those presented in previous press releases. The daily death toll is influenced by the time required for the physician to report the death, the time required to complete the investigation to confirm that the death was attributable to COVID-19, and the entry into the system.
A reminder concerning public health instructions
To limit to the utmost the virus' spread, it is important to:
For people aged 10 and over, wearing a face covering is now mandatory in most enclosed and partially enclosed public places and on public transit.
Should symptoms appear:
SOURCE Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
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