Quebec’s novel coronavirus caseload has reached 135,430 after the province saw 1,100 new infections Wednesday.
There are 28 additional deaths, including 12 reported in the past 24 hours. The COVID-19 death toll stands at 6,915 since the health crisis began.
Hospitalizations remained unchanged at 655. This includes 93 patients in intensive care, a decrease of three from the previous day.
Health Minister Christian Dubé said the number of new patients in hospital remains high and that projections for hospitalizations in some areas are “worrying.”
“Let’s keep up our efforts to bring down the number of cases,” he wrote on Twitter.
When it comes to screening, health authorities say 24,067 tests were given Monday. So far, there have been more than 3.7 million tests in the province.
In Quebec, recoveries have topped 116,000.
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