Estrie over 100 daily COVID-19 cases

Record Staff
Estrie over 100 daily COVID-19 cases

The Estrie region reported 102 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the highest daily increase since the beginning of the pandemic. The total number of cases in Estrie so far is 4,091. According to the CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHUS website, 3,471 people are considered recovered from the virus, leaving 620 active cases in the region.
A new death was declared locally, bringing the total number of deaths in Estrie to 54.
Sherbrooke accounts for 39 of Sunday’s new cases, while 17 were reported in the Haute-Yamaska regional health sector, and 14 were from the Granit sector. No new cases were reported in Coaticook, and only one in the Haute-Saint-Francois, three in Memphremagog, eight in La Pommeraie and 10 in Des Sources.
Within the outbreaks under watch by the CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHUS, of note were nine new cases (eight residents, one employee) and one death (a resident) in a sector of the Hôpital et centre d’hébergement D’Youville CHSLD in Sherbooke.
A new outbreak of less than five people was declared Sunday at Ayer’s Cliff Elementary School.
More local details are available on the CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHUS website at
Quebec reported 1,154 new cases Sunday, bringing the total number of people infected in the province to 132,042. Also 23 new deaths were reported, for a total of 6,829. Among them, eight occurred in the last 24 hours, the others occurred in the weeks leading up to Nov. 20. The number of hospitalizations decreased by four compared to the previous day, for a cumulative total of 642. Among those, the number of people in intensive care increased by four, for a total of 103.

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