Report for Capitale-Nationale
Up to 2,817 people have been infected with COVID-19 in the Capitale-Nationale, 1,922 people have now recovered.
There are 31 people hospitalized in the territory, 19 of them come from accommodation, the 12 others are people from the community hospitalized for complications linked to the virus.
Five patients are currently in intensive care in the Capitale-Nationale.
No deaths were reported on Friday. Since the start of the pandemic, 202 people have lost their lives due to the virus in the Quebec City region.
These data come on the same day that the public health department announces the opening of a new outpatient screening clinic at the ExpoCité trade fair center. It will fill the overflow of other walk-in clinics in Fleur de Lys and Parc Colbert.
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Seven accommodation sites are treated as outbreak sites: the Clairière du Boisé residence (12 cases), the Place Alexandra residence (53 cases, 3 deaths), the Louis Hébert accommodation center (less than 6 cases), the Kirouac residence (less than 19 cases, 1 death), the Humanitae residence (12 cases), the Marquisait Saint-Louis des Plaines (less than 15 cases) and the Belle Epoque residence (less than 28 cases).
It should be noted that the Quebec City flea market has chosen, according to public health guidelines, to postpone its activities for the weekend, September 19-20.
This decision aims to curb the spread of the virus. The activities will be postponed, for more details just consult the Market web page.
Assessment for Chaudière-Appalaches
The Chaudière-Appalaches region reported 21 new cases on Friday. As many as 852 people have been infected in the region, 656 are now cured.
Eight people are hospitalized on the territory, two of them are in intensive care. The region has 10 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
The CISSS de Chaudière-Appalaches confirms that a user of the La Seigneurie de Lévy retirement home has contracted COVID-19. All security measures have been taken and all residents and the staff of the residence will be tested.
To learn more about COVID-19 cases in schools, visit the government website created for this purpose.