Today Marks Quebec's Third Consecutive Day With Over 1,000 New COVID-19 Cases Since May
Premier Legault says the partial confinement in certain regions could last more than 28 days due to the rise in cases.
is back on a steady rise.
On October 3, the provincial government announced the
Today, on October 4, the province saw 1,079 new novel coronavirus cases within the past day.
New COVID-19 cases
With eight new additions in the past 24 hours, the province has 334 individuals hospitalized due to the virus at the present moment.
Quebec now has 78,459 total COVID-19 cases throughout the entire province.
Of this total, 35,167 of the cases are found in Montreal. The region with the second-highest number of cases is currently Montérégie, with 11,282 confirmed infections.
Various regions in the province currently find themselves under, which means a partial lockdown until October 28 — although has said it could go longer than that.