Premier François Legault confirmed on Tuesday that 44,197 cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed in Quebec, and 3,647 people have died after contracting the virus in the province.
The increase of 570 cases is the smallest daily increase since April 11.
Most of the province has reopened, however, retail stores and daycares in the Montreal area, which is the epicentre of the pandemic in the province, will remain closed until June. Residents of Quebec are still being asked to respect social distancing measures.
Nova Scotia reports one additional death
On Tuesday, the province reported that one more case had been identified and one more death had been reported in Nova Scotia. The total number of deaths in the province is now 56, and total number of cases is 1,044.