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Sylvie Parent tested positive for COVID-19 –

The mayoress of Longueuil Sylvie Parent has contracted COVID-19. After the onset of mild symptoms last Friday and after learning that a person she had known had COVID-19, she was tested on Saturday. The result was communicated to him on Sunday.

Ms. Parent was placed in segregation for a period of at least 10 days.

“I intend to continue my work by videoconference, in particular for the daily business of the City, the meetings of the various authorities and the activities of representations when it will be virtually possible,” she mentioned, by way of press release, this Tuesday. However, I will have to cancel my presence at events requiring a physical presence. I will resume my normal activities when I get the green light from Public Health. ”

“I have often added my voice to those who remind us that the pandemic is far from over and I am today the demonstration of it,” she continued. I therefore reiterate the importance, for each of us, of respecting the rules of social distancing and the directives of Public Health. ” (AD)