COVID-19 Pandemic update for November 20th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Nov. 20, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ – The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec show 1,259 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 129,699. The data also report 32 new deaths, but the total of deaths amount to 6,774 due to the withdrawal of 2 deaths that the investigation has shown not to be attributable to COVID-19. Among these 32 deaths, 9 have occurred in the last 24 hours, 22 have occurred between November 13 and November 18 and 1 has occurred at an unknown date. The number of hospitalizations decreased by 27 compared to the previous day, for a cumulative total of 624. Among these, the number of people in intensive care decreased by 5, for a total of 96. The samples conducted on November 18 amount to 34,703 for a total of 3,621,067.