COVID-19: François Legault deplores even more than one hundred of death

COVID-19: François Legault déplore encore plus d’une centaine de décès

For the fourth time since the beginning of the crisis, the prime minister François Legault mourns over a hundred new deaths related to the COVID-19. The authorities also report nearly 900 people, infected more than in the past.

The number of confirmed cases climbs, more specifically, to 21 838, or 873 over. With 109 deaths additional, the death count now stands at 1243.

There is now 1411 patients admitted to hospital, an increase of 133 patients. Among them, 207 are currently treated in the icu, which is 8 more than yesterday.

  

In short:

  • 9500 employees of the health network are absent, or 800 more than yesterday, reveals François Legault.
  • Herd immunity would vary between 5 and 10% in Quebec, according to Dr. Horacio Arruda.
  • Premiums of 4% and 8% granted to the staff of the health will be extended until may 31, announces François Legault.
  • François Legault argues for a gradual recovery of activities in order to achieve a certain degree of herd immunity.
  • Quebec has stocks of blouses for about a week, but québec companies are starting to manufacture, ” says François Legault.

                                

Listen to the update on the situation with Genevieve Peterson at QUB radio:

– With the collaboration of Vincent Larin

In Quebec, as of April 23, 2020 at 13h, the situation is the following:

  • 109 new deaths, for a total of 1243
  • 21 838 confirmed cases, an increase of 873
  • 1411 patients admitted to hospital, an increase of 133
  • 207 persons to the intensive care unit, an increase of eight

Number of deaths by region

  • Bas-Saint-Laurent: 1
  • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean: 16
  • Capitale-Nationale: 35
  • Mauricie-et-Centre-du-Québec: 76
  • Estrie: 24
  • Montreal: 741
  • Outaouais: 1
  • Abitibi-Témiscamingue: 3
  • Côte-Nord: 0
  • Nord-du-Québec: 0
  • Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine: 6
  • Chaudière-Appalaches: 7
  • Laval: 195
  • Lanaudière: 48
  • The laurentians: 13
  • Montérégie: 71
  • Nunavik: 0
  • Terres-Cries-de-la-Baie-James: 0
  • Outside Québec: 0
  • Region to determine: 6

Total: 1243

Balance sheet of case-by region

  • Bas-Saint-Laurent: 34
  • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean: 257
  • Capitale-Nationale: 658
  • Mauricie-et-Centre-du-Québec: 1086
  • Estrie: 803
  • Montreal: 10 375
  • Ottawa: 229
  • Abitibi-Témiscamingue: 149
  • North Shore: 112
  • Nord-du-Québec: 7
  • Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine: 149
  • Chaudière-Appalaches: 349
  • Laval: 2411
  • Lanaudière: 1583
  • The laurentians: 967
  • Montérégie: 2650
  • Nunavik: 14
  • Terres-Cries-de-la-Baie-James: 5

Québec: 21 838

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