Quebec reports 1,154 new COVID-19 cases, 23 more deaths


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Quebec reported 1,154 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday.

While this is the fifth consecutive day with more than 1,100 new cases, the seven-day rolling average of new cases in Quebec has dropped to 1,170 from the all-time high of 1,317 recorded on Nov. 14.

The province’s cumulative tally now stands at 132,042 cases.

Quebec also attributed 23 more deaths to the virus, eight of which occurred in the last 24-period for which there is data. A further 11 took place between Nov. 15 and 20 while three deaths occurred before Nov. 15. The date for one of the deaths has yet to be determined.

A total of 6,829 deaths have now been attributed to the virus in Quebec.

The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations dropped by four to 642.

The number of hospitalized patients in intensive care rose by four to 103, which is the most since June 12.

Montreal was once again the region with the most new cases, reporting 286.

A total of 48, 451 cases have now been reported in the city.

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