With the 48 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the last day, Mauricie / Center-du-Québec now has 3,012 cases since the start of the pandemic.
In Mauricie, the new cases are concentrated in the MRC of Maskinongé (+3), Shawinigan (+3) and Trois-Rivières (+8). On the South Shore, there are two new cases in the MRC Nicolet-Yamaska and one in Bécancour.
The CIUSSS de la Mauricie-et-du-Center-du-Québec also lists 15 hospitalizations, two more than the day before. Three people are still in intensive care linked to COVID-19.
Currently, there are 464 active cases of COVID-19 on the territory of the CIUSSS MCQ.
Remember that Trois-Rivières, the MRC de Bécancour, the MRC Nicolet-Yamaska and the MRC Drummond have entered the red zone. The dining rooms of the restaurants and the bars have notably been closed since Saturday at the end of the evening.