Quebec is reporting 1,094 new cases of COVID-19 today, marking the third straight day that the single-day tally has been over 1,000 cases.
The province says six additional deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus have been reported.
Three of those deaths took place between Oct. 11-16, one occurred before Oct. 11, and two took place at unspecified dates.
Quebec has now recorded 93,391 total COVID-19 cases and 6,038 deaths since the pandemic began.
Health officials say hospitalizations increased by 10 in the past 24 hours, for a total of 527.
Of those, 88 people are in intensive care — an increase of three from the previous day.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 18, 2020.
The Canadian Press