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COVID-19: 93 new cases and one death in the region – L’

The CIUSSS de la Mauricie-et-du-Center-du-Québec has counted 93 new cases of COVID-19 on its territory. There is also one new death in a hospital center.

The increase in new cases stands at 42 in Mauricie, or four in the MRC de Mékinac, five in the MRC de Maskinongé, 22 in Trois-Rivières, six in the MRC des Chenaux and 10 in Shawinigan.

An increase of 4 hospitalizations was observed in the last day, bringing the total to 21. The intensive care sector remains stable with only 1 person hospitalized. The number of people recovered from COVID-19 stands at 67.

In schools, there are new cases at the Chutes, La Providence, Paul-Le Jeune, Val-Mauricie, Villa de la Jeunesse and Cardinal-Roy schools, at the Académie Les Estacades and at the Adult Education Center – De La Salle building.

Results of outbreaks at CHAUR

The outbreak that prevailed in the surgical unit (4J) has officially been lifted while no new cases have been reported for the last 14 days. A total of 11 users and 9 staff members were affected in the context of this outbreak.

The situation of the coronary unit (4D) remains stable with 2 users and 2 positive staff members. Finally, 2 new cases were added among the staff of the COVID (4N) unit. A more in-depth analysis of the cases which were previously declared positive made it possible to adjust the balance of this unit downwards, which now stands at 18.