COVID-19: Quebec remains below 100 new cases

Cases of COVID-19 have increased significantly in the Capitale-Nationale, with the confirmation of 98 new infected people and six new deaths in the last 24 hours, as of November 11.

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Tuesday, the toll showed 76 new cases, and 12 new deaths, which is a record number since the start of the pandemic.

With these new infections, the number of people affected since the start of the pandemic in the Capitale-Nationale climbs to 9,596. The number of people who have died is now 362 since the start of the health crisis.

In Chaudière-Appalaches, we again recorded an increase in contaminations, with the confirmation of 94 new cases, against 34 for Tuesday.

The region also has one new death, for a total of 87 patients who have died. The deceased lived at the private seniors’ residence Les Marronniers in Lévis.

With these new infections, the number of people affected since the start of the pandemic in Chaudière-Appalaches has risen to 4,255.

At the residence for the elderly (RPA) Aubé, in the Sainte-Foy sector, 17 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the number of users reached in the residence to 86%.

Disturbing in Beauce and Charlevoix

It is in Beauce that the situation is most worrying, while on Tuesday the situation of cases of contamination was the worst in proportion to the population, with 31 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

In addition, the situation continues to cause concern in the Charlevoix region, while an outbreak, which began on October 23 at the Private Residence of the Builders in Baie-Saint-Paul, took away six users who resided there.

Among the victims, there are five sisters of the Congregation of the Little Franciscans of Mary. They are more than forty to live at this residence. To date, the CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale has reported 29 active cases for this RPA.

In Chaudière-Appalaches, more precisely at the CHSLD Cap-Saint-Ignace, a new case has been reported, bringing the number of contaminated users to 30. For now, 70% of residents are infected with the virus.

Several other regions are under the microscope, as the virus appears to be gaining ground. This is particularly the case of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Lanaudière, Mauricie, Center-du-Québec and Gaspésie, where several outbreaks have occurred in the last days.

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