QUÉBEC | Quebec posted on Sunday, one of its best balance sheets in newspapers in recent weeks with the announcement of 37 new deaths in 24 hours, which is two times less than the previous day.
However, the government has identified 165 deaths additional which had not been reported “due to a problem of the transmission of data”, so that the balance sheet of the mortality related to the pandemic has increased from 202 deaths in a single blow, for a total of 4611 patients who have lost their fight against the disease.
The 37 deaths announced Sunday represent the smallest number since may 17, when 34 deaths had been reported in the province. This is only the second time since April 12 that the government announces at least 40 deaths in 24 hours.
In addition, 408 testing positive for the COVID-19 have been identified on the territory of quebec, for a total of 51 069 to date. It is the smallest number of new cases detected in the Province in more than two months, that is since the discovery of 342 patients on march 28.
Hospitals less busy
In spite of this record of the most encouraging, the data on hospitalizations, by contrast, have stagnated since Saturday. There are now 1198 Quebec hospital with a diagnosis of COVID-19 (+1), 171 which are in the intensive care (+4).
This stagnation puts an end to nearly two weeks of recession continues the number of beds occupied by patients infected with the coronavirus. Since last may 19, the date on which the public health has modified its method of calculation of admissions, there are 347 patients with the COVID-19 less in hospitals, representing a decrease of 22.5%.
However, the number of patients to the intensive care unit has further stagnated during this period, with a decrease of only 6.5%.
Balance sheet of deaths in each region
- Bas-Saint-Laurent: 2
- Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean: 26
- Capitale-Nationale: 115
- Mauricie-et-Centre-du-Québec: 198
- Estrie: 25
- Montreal: 2919
- Outaouais: 18
- Abitibi-Témiscamingue: 3
- Côte-Nord: 0
- Nord-du-Québec: 0
- Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine: 8
- Chaudière-Appalaches: 8
- Laval: 608
- Lanaudière: 186
- The laurentians: 137
- Montérégie: 388
- Nunavik: 0
- Terres-Cries-de-la-Baie-James: 0
- Total: 4641