Weekend COVID update

Record Staff
Weekend COVID update

The Province of Quebec reported 1,994 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the provincial total to 16,556 current active cases and 163,915 since the start of the pandemic. The number of deaths increased by 33 to 7,508 and the number of hospitalizations climbed to 880, with 123 of those being in intensive care.
In the Estrie region there were 111 new cases reported Sunday, 84 of which were split between the Sherbrooke and Haute-Yamaska local health networks. This came on top of 119 cases recorded Saturday and 88 on Friday. The number of deaths linked to the virus climbed to 95 over the weekend. A total of 34 people were in hospital for reasons related to the virus as of Sunday, four of whom were in intensive care.
As of Sunday afternoon, there were seven outbreak watches in installations of the CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHUS, including a new one at the Hotel-Dieu Hospital in Sherbrooke. That facility now has three sectors under outbreak watch and one that is considered to be in an outbreak situation.
There were no new cases reported at any of the CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHUS installations experiencing an outbreak on Sunday, although the Youville hospital in Sherbrooke and the Villa Bonheur residence in Granby each recorded a death Among outbreaks at private seniors residences , the Résidences Soleil Manoir Granby reported 14 new cases among their residents and one new staff member, and the Résidence Sélection Granby recorded 12 new residents and four new employees.
The Sérénité, Haut-Bois, and Brooks residences, meanwhile, all reported one or two new cases.

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