Assessment: a 1st death in Chaudiere-Appalaches, a 3rd for Capitale-Nationale
The Chaudière-Appalaches region recorded his first death; he was an elderly person who had contracted COVID-19 during the outbreak in the Lévis retirement home, the Manoir Liverpool.
T he deceased was living in the residence and already had health problems when he was infected.
“The management of the CISSS Chaudière-Appalaches and the Manoir Liverpool offer their sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of this person and express their support for this ordeal,” it was announced in a press release.
On Sunday, the CISSS noted 17 new positive cases in the region, bringing the total to 156 infected people, including 18 healthcare workers. Seven people are hospitalized, and only one is in intensive care.
The regional public health director of the CIUSSS of the Capitale-Nationale, Dr. François Desbiens, announces the confirmation of 36 new positive cases in the territory as of Sunday. There are 37 hospitalizations, twelve people are in intensive care.
The region also records another death, bringing the total to three. A total of 345 people are infected.
The Jeffery Hale Hospital remains the only outbreak of COVID-19 in the Capitale-Nationale, three new users were declared infected on Sunday.
Sainte-Foy-Sillery, Laurentien and Charlesbourg are still the sectors most affected by the virus.