The number of tests increasing in the province

Le nombre de tests en augmentation dans la province

While the area of the National Capital recorded a record number of samples for a second day in a row in its testing centres of Fleur-de-Lys, and ExpoCité, the numbers increase as the size of the province.

In the last assessment of the public Health, indicates that 17 816 supplementary levies have been analyzed, bringing the total to 1 445 831.

Since the beginning of the month of August, the symbolic threshold of 15 000 tests has been taken on eight occasions, including three times in the last three days.

A single death

In addition, the Quebec deplore a single loss of life related to the COVID-19 in his last balance-sheet daily.

However, the only death reported is that of an individual who died between the 8 and the 13 August. No death is observed in the last 24 hours. In total, 5719, people who have lost their fight against the coronavirus.

The Beautiful Province account now 61 084 persons infected with the COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, an increase of 80 since the previous day. Note that almost 88 % of the infected population (53 709 individuals) is now considered as cured.

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