On CISSde la Gaspezie said on Saturday that 20 new people had been infected with the coronavirus for a total of 1,312 positive cases since the start of the pandemic.
It’s in CRCat Rocher-Perse where the increase is most important with seven new cases.
Cases have also been reported in CRCGol-Gaspezie and Ils-de-la-Madeleine, two territories so far relatively untouched by the pandemic.
Number of cases per CRC:
- Avignon: 370 cases (+2)
- Bonaventure: 330 cases (+4)
- Rocher-Perse: 224 cases (+7)
- Côte-de-Gaspé: 339 cases (+4)
- Haute-Gaspésie: 20 cases (+1)
- Ils-de-la-Madeleine: 30 cases (+2)
* Cases identified at the New Carlisle Detention Center are no longer included in CRCof Bonaventure from public health, but in CRC where prisoners have their permanent address.
Source: CISSon gas
New Carlyle detention center
The situation is being closely monitored at the New Carlisle prison in Bae-de-Schaller, where several cases were discovered this week.
On CISSindicates that ten detainees and one staff member at the Detention Center are included in this latest report, depending on their home address. Another prisoner, who does not live in Gaspezie, also tested positive for KOVID-19.
These cases, according to CISS, were included in Friday’s report from the Ministry of Public Security (SME). The ministry is integrating the cases of detainees who have a positive coronavirus test according to their home address, even if they are in the Caru Carlyle prison.
According to the latest data, 75
55% of the inmates at Caru Carlyle Prison had a contract with KOVID-19, as well as seven staff members, including five cases that are still active.
Slight increase in cases in Matanie
Besides that, CISSdu Bass Saint Laurent mourns the sixth death at the Batane Residence in Matane, for a total of 15 virus-related deaths in the territory.
The organization in its balance sheet states that two residents and two employees in CHSLDof Matane are infected with KOVID-19. These cases are on the second floor and an epidemiological investigation is underway.
According to a spokesman for CISS, Sylvie Lamontag, it would still be too early to qualify the situation as an epidemic.
The organization has three new positive cases in CRCde la Matanie, but none in the two private residences of the elderly where major epidemics have occurred in the past two weeks.
Both institutions, the Residence of Batis and the Residence of Sages, are on the list of living environments for the elderly where the situation is considered critical.
Four outbreaks in nursing homes are still ongoing in Gaspe, including one at the residence of the Private Elderly (AKP) Manoir Saint-Auguste de Gaspe.
This residence is one of 14 private accommodation facilities whose condition is considered critical by the Government of Quebec.
Manuar Saint-Auguste de Gaspe on Friday released a report on 66 residents and 35 employees infected with the virus since the outbreak began in early November. Five residents died.
Nine schools in Gaspe are also affected by active cases, according to the latest portrait released Thursday by the Quebec National Institute of Public Health (INSPQ).
Cases were detected in five institutions of the Rene-Levesk School Service Center, including the Vocational Training Center.
Elsewhere in the region, Gaspe’s Anglophone and Francophone high schools also reported cases, as did the French-language Saint-Rosaire Primary School in Gaspe and the Shigawake English High School.
On CISSindicates that 18 people are now believed to have been cured. There are currently 212 active cases in the region and six people are in hospital, three fewer than on Friday.
Thirty-eight people have died from COVID-19 in the Gaspezi-Ils-de-la-Madeleine region since the beginning of the pandemic.
The province had another 1,189 cases of KOVID-19 on Saturday. According to ‘INSPQ, exactly in the workplace are the most active cases, ie 42% of those affected.
In all, 6,806 deaths in Quebec were caused by the coronavirus, of which 142 occurred in the last week.