Quebec reports 86 new COVID-19 cases, one additional death linked to virus


MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 86 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death linked to the novel coronavirus.

Health officials said today the death occurred on an unknown date.

The province has now reported 61,402 COVID-19 cases and 5,730 deaths since the pandemic began.

A total of 146 people are in hospital, the same number as the previous day.

Of those, 25 people are in intensive care, one fewer than Wednesday.

Quebec conducted 16,226 COVID-19 tests Tuesday, the last date for which testing data is available.