During the Government of Quebec's daily briefing about the coronavirus situation in the province, Geneviève Guilbault, Deputy Premier and Minister of Public Safety, replaced Premier François Legault in speaking to the public. As of April 4, there are now a total of 6,997 COVID-19 cases in Quebec. On the previous day, April 3, there were 6,101 confirmed cases announced.\nThere have now been 75 deaths in the province caused by the coronavirus, to which Guilbault offered her deepest condolences to the families and friends of these individuals.\nOf the current 6,997 confirmed cases in Quebec, 3,261 are in the Montreal region.\nGuilbault mentioned that she gets that it can be difficult to follow all the rules that the government has asked of us, but we must continue to do so — because doing so means saving the lives of many.\nShe also reminded the public that for the ones that are not following the government's health guidelines and orders, there are police everywhere ready to give them tickets.\nOn that note, she also asked that we continue to respect police officers — now more than ever. It is a difficult time for them as well.\nDr. Horacio Arruda confirmed that community transmission of the virus is now happening all over Quebec.\nA breakdown of the number of cases per Quebec region is available on the Government of Quebec's website here.\nIf you are interested in watching a live video of the Government of Quebec's press conference of April 4, a link is available below.\nConférence de presse sur la COVID-19 - 4 avril 2020On sait que c’est difficile pour beaucoup de monde en ce moment, mais on est en train de faire ce qu’il faut pour sauver des vies. \n \nSi tous les Québécois contribuent à l’effort collectif en respectant les consignes de la santé publique, si on ne lâche pas, on va gagner notre bataille contre le virus.Posted by François Legault on Saturday, April 4, 2020\nDuring this conference, the Deputy Premier and Minister of Public Safety also reminded everyone that in order to stop the spread of the virus, it is crucial that individuals do not travel in different regions of Quebec — unless absolutely necessary.\nMayor Valérie Plante has also recently asked that all Montrealers remain in their own neighbourhoods.\nBelow is Santé Québec's official update for April 4.\n#COVID19 - Au Québec, en date du 4 avril 2020, 13 h, la situation est la suivante :➡️6 997 cas confirmés➡️75 décès➡️3 879 personnes sous investigation➡️83 230 analyses négatives (cas infirmés)Pour connaître le détail par région : https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) April 4, 2020\nA positive note that can be taken from this update is that 83,230 people have tested negative for coronavirus in Quebec.\nThe province of Quebec continues to be one of the places in the world that tests the most, said Guilbault during the press conference.\nThe sooner we all continue to do our part and practice social distancing, the sooner our lives can get back to normal.\nStay safe, Quebec.