Quebec reports 843 new COVID-19 cases and 12 additional deaths attributed to virus

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Quebec is reporting 843 new cases of COVID-19 today and 12 additional deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus.

Officials say four of those deaths occurred in the past 24 hours and eight took place between Oct. 5 and Oct. 10.

The province has now reported 86,976 COVID-19 cases and 5,965 deaths since the pandemic began.

Hospitalizations increased by 20 cases today compared to the previous day, for a total of 457.

Of those, 75 people were in intensive care, an increase of three in the past 24 hours.

The province says it conducted 19,161 COVID-19 tests on Saturday, the last date for which the testing data is available.
  

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