Three more people have died at the Jeffery Hale and the other two at the CHSLD Paul Triquet in Quebec city, bringing the balance sheet to 28 deaths in the National Capital.
The regional director of public health of the CIUSSS of the National Capital, Dr. François Desbiens, confirmed five deaths and 16 new cases positive on the territory of the Capitale‐Nationale region, bringing the total to 615 people infected and 28 deaths to date.
At Jeffery Hale, a heavy toll of 101 people, patrons and staff included, are infected across all sectors. In this single institution of the district of Saint-Sacrement, 16 people lost their lives.
In the designated hospitals of the region, there are currently 19 hospitalizations, a decrease of three patients.
The CIUSSS of the National Capital wishes to reiterate the urgent need for the hiring of nurses, nursing assistants and beneficiary attendants. Those qualified and interested to support the teams in accommodation centres and in homes for the elderly can contact 1 844 220-2227.
In Chaudière-Appalaches, four new positive cases to the COVID-19 relate to 333 the total number on the territory. Seven people died, but the total remained unchanged. Seven people are hospitalized, including five in intensive care.
According to the most recent report, 35 people have lost their lives in the regions of the Capitale-Nationale and Chaudière-Appalaches regions out of a total of 939 across the whole of the province.