April 3, 2020 17h32
Capitale-Nationale and Chaudière-Appalaches: results of a case-by-sector [TABLES]
The National Capital has ten new cases of COVID-19 for a total of 280 people infected, the most affected sectors are the Sainte-Foy-Sillery and Laurentian. In Chaudière-Appalaches, there are three new positive cases for a total of 136 persons infected, of which 16 workers in the health field.
The integrated Center for academic health and social services (CIUSSS) of the National Capital has been reluctant in recent days to provide the number of cases of the COVID-19-by-sector in the region. It was finally revealed the data that are collected on Friday.
The area of Sainte-Foy-Sillery has 41 cases, while the sector Laurentian, including the area of the airport, taking 40 cases. The third sector, the more contaminated is the national assembly, with 31 cases.
The more remote areas of the city centre (‘orléans, Côte-de-Beaupré and Charlevoix) have recorded only five cases or less, Portneuf six people infected.
Area hospitals report that 21 people are hospitalized currently, of which 11 are in the intensive care.
“To this day, still a single care setting in the region of the Capitale-Nationale region is experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19, the Jeffery Hale, who has a total of 8 staff members and 7 users to be infected (+1),” says Dr. Francois Desbiens, regional director of public health.
All persons identified as close contacts have been contacted and placed in segregation mandatory, as is the investigation process rigorous. Fifty employees who have been placed in solitary confinement in a preventive way.
“The care staff had all of the protective equipment prescribed, including visors or goggles are required, which are available to members of the care teams, the access is controlled and security guards are responsible for ensuring that any person who seeks access to the care units is expected and allowed to be present,” says one.
PROVIDED BY THE CIUSSS
Among the 136 infected people in the region, nine are in hospital and three are in intensive care. There are still no deaths in Chaudière-Appalaches. The majority of people infected (85) remain in Lévis.
The CISSS also indicates that the Manor Liverpool Levis has registered no new cases, an outbreak of a COVID-19 had hit the seniors ‘ residence last week.
“The clinics are replaced, today, by the clinics designated for assessment with appointment only. These clinics have the mandate to proceed with the medical assessment of any patient who has flu-like illness, gastroenteritis, or symptoms associated with the COVID-19. Those concerned should call 1 877 644-4545 to get an appointment”, said.
These clinics help to focus the service offering in a single place in order to ensure a more comprehensive response to the needs of patients.
Four clinics designated evaluation in the Chaudière-Appalaches have opened their door : Centre Paul-Gilbert de Lévis sector Charny CLSC and CHSLD de Beauceville, Hospital de Montmagny, the Centre of day activities in the developmental disability and spectrum disorder autism Thetford.
The urgency of the Centre Paul-Gilbert is now closed, for the period of the pandemic. Patients are directed to the emergency of the Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis.
PROVIDED BY THE CISSS
Increase of cases in the penitentiaries
The Union of Canadian correctional officers informed Friday that several cases of the COVID-19 have been confirmed in the correctional centres in Quebec.
- Port-Cartier : 12
- Joliette : 14
- Donnacona : 1
- Grand Valley institution for women : 1