Coronavirus Canada Updates: Quebec registers 1397 new COVID-19 cases, 9 more deaths

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: Quebec COVID-19 cases surpass 140,000 with 1,395 new cases
Coronavirus Canada Updates: Quebec COVID-19 cases surpass 140,000 with 1,395 new cases

Quebec reported 1,397 new COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours on Sunday, the largest single-day increase since the beginning of the pandemic.

The latest figures bring the provincial total to 114,820.

There have also been nine more deaths linked to COVID-19, two that occurred in the last 24 hours and seven from last week.

The number of hospitalizations climbed by four to reach a total of 527. Of those, 77 are in intensive care, a decrease of one.

Sunday’s numbers come after Quebec reported 1,234 new cases Saturday.

In an opinion piece published in Quebec media Saturday morning, Premier François Legault thanked the populace for its efforts to date, but warned that “the battle is not over yet” and urged citizens to keep up their morale.

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