The Gaspé Peninsula and Magdalen Islands Public Health Board is reporting 11 new cases of COVID-19. Seven of the cases are located in the MRC of Avignon and four are located in the Côte-de-Gaspé MRC. Tracing is underway for all the cases.
There is currently an outbreak at the CHSLD in Maria
According to Public Health, so far, seven residents and less than five staff members at 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.
When there are fewer than five cases, the exact number is not released because of privacy concerns.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in the Gaspé Peninsula and Magdalen Islands is now 246. Presently, 215 individuals have recovered (87.4%). There are 22 active cases in the region (8.9%). Currently, there are not any COVID-19-related hospitalizations from the region.
Public Health also states that since the situation is constantly evolving, at times there may be a gap between official INSPQ numbers and their numbers.
Regional: MRC of Residence of the Cases
|MRC / living environment||Confirmed cases||Rate per 100,000||Active Cases|
– Community (+4)
– Manoir du havre
– Residence Saint Joseph (+3)
|Gaspé Peninsula Magdalen Islands||246||273.1||22 (8.9%)|
Source: Gaspé Peninsula Public Health Board.
Evolution of new cases regionally
The totals for the province are as follows:
|68,128 (+586)||5,804 (*+3/-1)||148 (+10)||30 (-1)|