Quebec reports 46 new COVID-19 cases, six additional deaths linked to virus

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MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 46 new COVID-19 cases and six additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus.

Health officials said today two of the deaths occurred in the past 24 hours.

The province has now reported a total of 61,252 COVID-19 infections and 5,727 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

The number of hospitalizations remained unchanged at 145 while the number of people in intensive care increased by two to 27.

Health Minister Christian Dube is outlining the province’s plan for dealing with a potential second wave of COVID-19.

Dube said today in Quebec City the province has given itself six weeks to put an action plan into place to ready the health network for new outbreaks.