MONTREAL -- There are now 5,105 people who have died of COVID-19 in Quebec, health authorities announced Thursday, as confirmed cases in the province reached 53,485.

That’s up 24 from the 5,081 deaths reported Wednesday; of the newly reported deaths, 10 are from the past 24 hours and 14 occurred prior to June 3, health officials said.

COVID-19 cases in Quebec rose 144 from the 53,341 announced a day earlier, the fourth day in a row with fewer than 200 new cases reported.

There are 871 people being treated for COVID-19 in Quebec hospitals as of Thursday, down 43 from the 914 reported Wednesday. Of those in a hospital, 114 are in intensive care, down three from the 117 reported 24 hours earlier.

The number of people in Quebec who have recovered from COVID-19 as of Thursday is 20,299, up 458 from the 19,841 recoveries reported a day earlier.

Quebec reported that it completed 9,676 COVID-19 tests on Tuesday, up 1,885 from the 7,791 it completed a day earlier. (Quebec reports its daily testing figures from two days prior).