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Quebec is reporting 462 new cases of COVID-19 today, hitting a months-long high for the second day in a row.
The province reported 427 new cases on Saturday, which was already the highest daily tally since late May.
Health officials also say five additional deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus were reported today.
The province says one of the deaths occurred in the last 24 hours, while the other four took place between Sept. 13-18.
Quebec has now reported 67,542 total cases of COVID-19 and 5,802 deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus since the pandemic began.
Authorities say hospitalizations increased by seven cases over the past 24 hours, for a total of 138.
Of those, 38 people were in intensive care — the same number as the previous day.
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 10:43 a.m. on Sept. 20, 2020:
There are 142,712 confirmed cases in Canada.
Quebec: 66,653 confirmed (including 5,792 deaths, 58,218 resolved)
Ontario: 46,849 confirmed (including 2,827 deaths, 40,968 resolved)
Alberta: 16,381 confirmed (including 255 deaths, 14,702 resolved)
British Columbia: 7,842 confirmed (including 223 deaths, 5,797 resolved)
Saskatchewan: 1,787 confirmed (including 24 deaths, 1,642 resolved)
Manitoba: 1,558 confirmed (including 16 deaths, 1,211 resolved)
Nova Scotia: 1,086 confirmed (including 65 deaths, 1,020 resolved)
Newfoundland and Labrador: 272 confirmed (including 3 deaths, 267 resolved)