Coronavirus in Quebec: 1,055 new cases, 14 more deaths

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By Katelyn Thomas, CTV Montreal

MONTREAL — Quebec health authorities reported 1,055 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total number of cases in the province since the start of the pandemic to 91,018.

Fourteen more deaths were also reported on Friday, including one from the past 24 hours, 11 from between Oct. 9 and 14 and two from before Oct. 9. 

The total number of deaths in Quebec is now 6,018 after health officials removed one case that was not attributable to the disease. 

Hospitalizations in the province increased by 14 from Thursday to Friday, for a total of 507 across Quebec. Of those in hospital, 87 are receiving treatment in the intensive care ward, which is an increase of four from the number reported on Thursday. 

Quebec health authorities analyzed samples of 29,028 COVID-19 tests on Oct. 14 (Quebec reports its daily testing figures from two days prior). 



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