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Quebec reports 1,064 new cases of COVID-19, 15 additional deaths

A woman all bundled up walks past a COVID-19 test clinic during a brisk morning in Montreal, on Friday, October 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Quebec reported 1,064 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and 15 additional deaths linked to the virus.

Provincial public health authorities say 503 people are currently in hospital due to the novel coronavirus, a decline of 12 from the day before.

Of those, 82 are in intensive care, an increase of one from Friday.

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Public health said six of the additional deaths took place within the past 24-hours, with the rest taking place at an earlier date.

Quebec conducted 28,222 COVID-19 tests on Oct. 29, the most recent date for which data is available.

The provincial health department has now reported 106,016 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Quebec and 6,246 deaths linked to the virus.

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