Quebec health authorities report 55 new COVID-19 cases and one more death

Quebec health authorities report 55 new COVID-19 cases and one more death

Quebec health authorities report 55 new COVID-19 cases and one more death

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The Canadian Press

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Aug 17, 2020  •   •  < 1 minute read

A man wears a face mask as he walks along Saint-Laurent Boulevard in Montreal, Sunday, August 16, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
A man wears a face mask as he walks along Saint-Laurent Boulevard in Montreal, Sunday, August 16, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. Graham Hughes / THE CANADIAN PRESS

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Quebec is reporting 55 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death linked to the novel coronavirus.

Health officials said today the death occurred between Aug. 10-15.

The province has reported a total of 61,206 cases and 5,721 deaths since the pandemic began.

Hospitalizations dropped by four to 145, although the number of people in intensive care remained unchanged at 25.

The province carried out 10,850 COVID-19 tests on Aug. 15, the last day for which testing data is available.

At least 53,930 people have recovered.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 17, 2020.

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