At least 1,000 people have died in Canada after contracting COVID-19 after health officials in Quebec announced 52 more fatalities on Wednesday.
The update increases the province’s death toll to 487. They are among the province’s 14,860 cases as health officials diagnosed 612 people with COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Among the total cases, there are 984 people in hospital. That includes 218 people in intensive care, which is a decrease of 12 patients since yesterday.
As of April 15, there are 2,605 people who have recovered from the virus.