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Quebec reports 1,094 new cases of COVID-19, six additional deaths linked to virus

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Quebec is reporting 1,094 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, 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.

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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.

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