COVID-19 continues to progress in Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean, where 24 new cases were recorded on Friday, for a total of 689 people infected since the start of the pandemic.
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For the first time since May 6, the region recorded a death. He is a resident of the Isidore-Gauthier CHSLD, in Alma. At this facility, 21 of 33 residents are infected.
The situation also remains worrying at the Alma Hospital, where 32 people tested positive. This establishment must also deprive itself of the services of 12 doctors, 11 of them having been placed in administrative segregation and another having been contaminated.
While the Chicoutimi Hospital has 20 beds for COVID-19 cases, 12 are now occupied and another person has been admitted to intensive care.