Quebec reports 91 coronavirus cases as new infection numbers continue to drop

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Posted August 11, 2020 11:37 am

A woman wears a face mask as she walks by a boarded-up storefront on a street in Montreal, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world.

A woman wears a face mask as she walks by a boarded-up storefront on a street in Montreal, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press

Quebec is reporting 91 new cases of the novel coronavirus Tuesday, bringing the total to 60,718.

It marks the second day in a row authorities recorded under 100 new infections in the province, which has been hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.

One death linked to the respiratory illness was reported Tuesday. Since March, 5,697 Quebecers have been killed.

The number of hospitalizations is down to 151, a decrease of six from the previous day. Of them, 21 patients remain in intensive care.

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The province was not able to provide testing data, but the most recent information from last Sunday shows 9,104 tests were administered.

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