Coronavirus: Quebec officials provide update on COVID-19 response | LIVE

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Quebec’s public health director Dr. Horacio Arruda and other health officials will provide an update Friday about the province’s ongoing response to the novel coronavirus.

The province’s COVID-19 caseload continues to climb after Quebec reported 1,773 new infections Friday amid the second wave of the pandemic.

There were also 36 additional deaths linked to COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. Health authorities said five of those deaths occurred in the past 24 hours.

Since March, there have been 172,801 cases, while recoveries have topped 147,000. The death toll, which remains the highest in Canada, stands at 7,671.

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