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  • Regional update: False positives are removed from the region’s stats

    Summary of the new cases over the last three days:

    There were 8 new cases on Saturday, 7 on Sunday and one case on Monday. The total number of cases in the region is now 1813. That number is lower because sixteen “false positives” that occurred in the Rocher-Percé MRC have been discounted and removed from the region’s statistics. However, the number of active cases has not changed much since 12 of those 16 cases had already been considered to have recovered from COVID-19.

    Regional numbers:

    • Total cases: 1,813
    • Total new cases: 1
    • Active cases: 36
    • Variants (confirmed or presumptive): 20
    • Recovered cases: 1,731
    • Total deaths: 46
    • Total hospitalizations: 130
    • Current hospitalizations: 1
    • Avignon
      • Active cases: 8
    • Bonaventure
      • Active cases: <5
    • Rocher-Percé
      • Active cases: 10
    • Côte-de-Gaspé
      • Active cases: 9
    • Haute-Gaspésie
      • Active cases: <5
    • Magdalen Islands (+1)
      • Active cases: <5

    Provincial numbers:

    • Total cases: 338,044
    • Total new cases: 1,092
    • Recovered cases: 314,376
    • Total deaths: 10,816
    • New deaths: +15
    • Current hospitalizations: 686
    • New hospitalizations: +3
    • Total individuals in ICU: 183
    • New individuals in ICU: +8
    • Total vaccinations administered: 2,399,934
  • Regional update: Two hospitalizations in as many days

    There are 8 new cases of COVID-19 in the Gaspé Peninsula and Magdalen and one new hospitalization.

    Regional numbers:

    • Total cases: 1,821
    • Total new cases: 8
    • Active cases: 39
    • Variants (confirmed and presumptive): 19
    • Recovered cases: 1,736
    • Total deaths: 46
    • Total hospitalizations: 130
    • Current hospitalizations: 2
    • Avignon (+2)
      • Active cases: 10
    • Bonaventure
      • Active cases: <5
    • Rocher-Percé (+2)
      • Active cases: 15
    • Côte-de-Gaspé (+3)
      • Active cases: 7
    • Haute-Gaspésie (+1)
      • Active cases: <5
    • Magdalen Islands
      • Active cases: <5

    The COVID-19 analysis laboratory in Chandler is temporarily closed. For the time being all tests will be sent to Maria or Gaspé. Screening clinics will however, continue as usual.


    Provincial numbers:

    • Total cases: 335,608
    • Total new cases: 1,537
    • Recovered cases: 311,047
    • Total deaths: 10,793
    • New deaths: +8
    • Current hospitalizations: 692
    • New hospitalizations: +28
    • Total individuals in ICU: 175
    • New individuals in ICU: +8
    • Total vaccinations administered: 2,297,411