COVID-19: she works at the hospital in Chicoutimi in knowing that she is infected

SAGUENAY | The public health authorities of the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean find themselves with a problem on the arms.

A nurse who has worked at the CHSLD of the Hill, the main focus of an outbreak of the COVID-19 in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, had been declared positive on Wednesday.

The problem is that it would have worked Friday at the CHSLD, but it would have then been sent to the neurology department of the hospital in Chicoutimi, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

During these three days of work at the hospital, the nurse would have visited a few times the room of a snack joint where the employees of the department of pulmonology were also found.

Informed of the situation, the direction of the health centre would have put in motion a plan of action with the public health in order to find all the people who could be in contact with this nurse who is infected by the COVID-19.

The Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, account 249 of the COVID-19. 94 of these cases are at the CHSLD of the Hill. It is 46 residents and 48 employees.

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