Quebec's COVID-19 case count has now reached a total of 64,986, with 279 newly reported cases in the past 24 hours.\nThe Minister of Health and Social Services, Christian Dubé, said in a tweet on September 13 that "the situation is under control, yet concerning."\n\n\n\nEditor's Choice: A Shooting In Montreal Sunday Morning Left 5 People Wounded, Including An SPVM Officer\n\n\n\n2/2La moy. mobile des cas du 6 au 12 sept. est de 213,⬆️ de 49 par rapport à la période précédente. On observe des ⬆️ importantes presque partout au Qc. La situation est sous contrôle, mais préoccupante, j’invite tous les Québécois à respecter les règles! pic.twitter.com/ILB85mDEwf— Christian Dubé (@cdube_sante) September 13, 2020\n\nThe graph that Dubé shared in his tweet shows that in four out of the past seven days, Quebec reported over 200 new cases.\nIn hopes of slowing down the spread of COVID-19 in the province, the Government of Quebec now allows police to fine "irresponsible people" who refuse to wear a mask.\nMontreal remains the epicentre for the virus in Quebec, with a total of 30,436 confirmed cases as of September 12.