COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 9th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 9, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ – The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec show 1,102 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 84,094. Also, 4 deaths have occurred in the last 24 hours, to which is added 13 deaths which have occurred between October 2 and October 7, 1 death which has occurred before October 2 and 4 deaths which have occurred at an unknown date. However, the total is at 5,936 due to the withdrawal of 1 death that the investigation has shown not to be attributable to COVID-19. The number of hospitalizations increased by 8 compared to the previous day, for a cumulative total of 433. Among these, the number of people in intensive care decreased by 1, for a total of 67. The samples conducted on October 7 amount to 29,387 for a total of 2,584,651.