Quebec reports 80 new COVID-19 infections, one additional death linked to virus


MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 80 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death linked to the novel coronavirus.

The Health Department did not register a death in the past 24 hours, but did add one that occurred between Aug. 8 and Aug. 13.

The province has registered 61,084 people infected and 5,719 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

The number of hospitalizations dropped by two to 149.

Of those, the number of patients in intensive care remained unchanged at 25.

Authorities say 53,709 people have recovered from the disease.