Coronavirus Canada updates: Quebec continues to report deaths from weeks prior

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: Ottawa reports 82 new coronavirus cases
Coronavirus Canada Updates: Ottawa reports 82 new coronavirus cases

On Thursday, Quebec reported 91 new fatalities, increasing its death toll to 4,885.

In a press release, officials said that 26 of those deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours. The other 65 occurred before May 28.

Along with the recent victims, the province announced 259 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 52,143.

There are also now 17,336 people who have recovered, an increase of 238 since Wednesday.

Among its now 29,922 active cases of COVID-19, there are 1,076 in hospital (down by 65) and 146 in intensive care (down by 12).

The Montreal region remains the epicentre with 25,900 cases (up by 112) and 3,016 deaths (up by 34).

Quebec’s testing numbers are reflective of its outputs two days prior. In its most recent stretch, it failed to meet its goal of 14,000, after completing 12,444 tests for COVID-19.

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