COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, July 11, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The latest data of the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec reveal 91 new cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people infected to 56,407. During the same period, 4 new deaths were recorded, to which are added 4 deaths that occurred before July 3, for a total of 5,620. The number of hospitalizations decreased by 4, for an overall total of 313. Among these, 22 patients are in intensive care, a decrease of 2. On July 9, 12,232 tests were performed, for a cumulative total of 954,484.

Summary Data Evolution Table

Date

New confirmed cases

New deaths

Hospitalizations

Hospitalizations in intensive care

Tests performed

July 5

79

1

371

(-4)

26

(-1)

5,446

July 6

74

3

377

(+6)

25

(-1)

7,576

July 7

60

9

347

(-30)

26

(+1)

9,358

July 8

82

6

331

(-16)

27

(+1)

11,454

July 9

137

2

308

(-23)

27

(0)

12,232

July 10

100

2

317

(+9)

24

(-3)

NA

July 11

91

4

313

(-4)

22

(-2)

NA

Please note that the data in the table was captured at 4 p.m. the day before the date shown and cover the preceding 24 hours, except for testing data, which is subject to a 48-hour availability delay and corresponds to tests made on the actual date shown.

A reminder concerning public health instructions
To limit to the utmost the virus' spread, it is important to:

  • frequently wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap and water, especially when you come in from outside;
  • use alcohol-based disinfectant on your hands if soap and water are unavailable;
  • for anyone over the age of 16, remember that the physical distance of 2 meters is the general rule to respect. When it is not possible to do so, such as in public transit, wearing a face covering is highly recommended and will become mandatory as of July 13, 2020 for any individual over the age of 12;
  • for any gathering in a private outdoor or indoor place, respect the maximum of 10 people. It is strongly recommended that these people come from a maximum of 3 different households.
  • limit your travel as much as possible.

Should symptoms appear:

  • self-isolate;
  • cough into your elbow;
  • immediately discard tissues after use and wash your hands;
  • consult the Self-care Guide or call 1 877 644-4545 to find out about procedures to be followed.

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