Another Monday under 1,000 cases in Quebec

Record Staff
Another Monday under 1,000  cases in Quebec

The Province of Quebec reported 853 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total number of people infected to 270,911, with 11,504 active cases. The data also reported 17 new deaths, although two deaths previously reported were withdrawn as they were found not to be linked to the virus. This brought the total number of deaths to 10,046. The number of hospitalizations across the province increased by six compared to the previous day, for a cumulative total of 969. Among these, the number of people in intensive care increased by two, for a total of 160. Monday’s report also added 1,529 doses of vaccine to the overall total administered so far, bringing that figure to 259,188 out of 294,825 doses that have been received.
In the Estrie Region, there were 28 new cases reported for a cumulative total of 10,893 and 353 active cases. The number of non-intensive care hospitalizations in the region increased by one to 29, while the number of people in intensive care decreased by one, for a total of five. There were no new deaths reported for the second day in a row.
Although none of the installations of the CIUSSS de l’Estrie CHUS that have ongoing outbreaks reported any new cases, several new outbreaks were reported in the Eastern Townships on Monday. The Brunswick Residence in Richmond is now reporting six cases (four residents and two staff), while the Pavillon Rock Forest had one new employee and one caregiver added to the nine residents already positive. The ExcelSoins Residence in the Town of Brome Lake also saw an employee and a caregiver test positive, for a total of 22 residents, 17 employees and one caregiver. The J.H. Leclerc High School in Granby and the école Bee Lingue in Farnham also reported new outbreaks. Cowansville’s Brome-Missisquoi- Perkins Hospital was also added to the list of facilities on “outbreak watch,” with fewer than five employees testing positive.

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