The number of COVID-19 cases in the region continues to increase rather rapidly, as 16 new cases are added today. Ten of the cases are located in the MRC of Avignon, two in the MRC of Bonaventure, two in the Côte-de-Gaspé MRC and two in the Magdalen Islands. Tracing is currently underway for all the new cases.
Public Health states that the difference between provincial and regional statistics can be explained by the rapidly changing situation and that adjustments will be made over the next few days.
More cases at the CHSLD in Maria (Residence Saint-Joseph)
According to Public Health, so far, 17 (stable) residents and 9 (+3) staff members at the Maria CHSLD (government owed long-term care facility) have tested positive for COVID-19.
That CHSLD houses 91 residents and nearly 130 employees work there.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in the Gaspé Peninsula and Magdalen Islands is now 306. Presently, 222 individuals have recovered. There are 73 active cases in the region. The number of casualties remains stable at 11.
Regional: MRC of Residence of the Cases
|MRC / living environment||Confirmed cases||Since Sept. 1||Active Cases|
– Manoir du havre
– Residence Saint Joseph
|Magdalen Islands (+2)||16||6||5|
|Gaspé Peninsula Magdalen Islands||306||92||73|
Source: Gaspé Peninsula Public Health Board.
n.d.: not disclosed when less than 5 for privacy reasons
The totals for the province are as follows:
|71,005 (+698)||5,821 (*+7)||217 (+18)||33 (+2)|