In terms of active cases, there are now 284 in the Outaouais region. The Hull, Gatineau and Aylmer sectors, in the City of Gatineau, group together the majority of these with 226. La Vallée-de-la-Lièvre and de la Petite-Nation (22) and the MRC des Collines-de-l The Outaouais (18) are the two other territories in the region most affected by active cases. As for the MRC de la Vallée-de-la-Gatineau, it is now included in the table of active cases. There are six patients infected with COVID-19 in this area of the Outaouais.
The Hauts-Bois-de-l’Outaouais School Services Center also confirmed Thursday that a first case of COVID-19 had been declared in one of its schools. In its statement, the organization did not specify the name of the facility and did not indicate whether the infected person was a student or a member of staff. According to information obtained by The right, the establishment in question is the Pie-XII primary school, located in Maniwaki.
Elsewhere in the region, a few other cases of COVID-19 have been identified in schools since Thursday, including at the Nicolas-Gatineau polyvalent school, at the Compétences Outaouais vocational training center, at the America-French school as well as Mont-Bleu high schools on the Island. In all cases, these are students.