Quebec reports 87 new cases of COVID-19, three more deaths linked to virus


MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 87 new cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus.

The province said today there were no new deaths reported in the past 24 hours, but three occurred from Aug. 7-12.

Quebec has reported a total of 61,004 cases of COVID-19 and 5,718 deaths linked to the disease.

Hospitalizations increased by two in the past 24 hours, for a total of 151.

Of those patients, 25 are in intensive care, an increase of two.

The province says it conducted 18,596 COVID-19 tests on Aug. 12, the last day for which testing data is available.