Public Health has announced 16 new cases of COVID-19. Seven of the new cases are in the Bonaventure MRC, two in Rocher-Percé and seven in Côte-de-Gaspé.
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.
CHSLD in Maria (Residence Saint-Joseph)
The number of cases among residents at Saint-Joseph is 24 (stable). Twenty-two (stable) staff members at the Maria CHSLD (government owed long-term care facility) have tested positive for COVID-19. Nine individuals from the Residence Saint-Joseph have passed away as a result of COVID-19.
That CHSLD houses 91 residents and nearly 130 employees work there.
Lady Maria (RPA – Private Seniors’ Residence) outbreak
Forty one residents (stable), and nine (stable) employees at Lady Maria have tested positive for COVID-19.
The Lady Maria residence is home to 130 individuals and nearly 45 employees work there.
CHSLD New Carlisle
According to the CISSS there is a COVID-19 outbreak at CHSLD in New Carlisle. Eight employees (stable) and ten patients (stable) are affected by this outbreak. All residents and the majority of employees have been screened. For prevention, all residents are in isolation in their rooms, all employees continue to wear personal protective equipment.
This residence houses 66 residents and employs 118 people.
Maria Hospital outbreak
According to the CISSS there is currently a COVID-19 outbreak at Maria Hospital. Nine (stable) employees have tested positive and, so far, no patients are involved in the outbreak.
Gaspé Hospital outbreak
According to the CISSS there is currently a COVID-19 outbreak at Gaspé Hospital. Less than five employees have tested positive and less than five patients are affected by this outbreak.
Chandler Hospital outbreak
According to the CISSS there is currently a COVID-19 outbreak at Chandler Hospital. Less than five employees have tested positive and, so far, no patients are involved in the outbreak.
Updated List – Réné-Levesque School Service Centre
The Réné-Levesque School Service Centre has confirmed Nine (stable) cases. Two classrooms are presently quarantined.
The educational facilities with positives cases are:
- École des Audomarois, Saint-Omer (1 case)
- École des Découvertes, St-Siméon (1 case)
- École aux Quatre-Vents, Bonaventure (1 case) * 1 class
- École Polyvalent, Paspébiac (1 case)
- École La Source, Paspébiac (2 cases)
- École polyvalente Mgr Sévigny, Chandler (2 cases) * 1 class
- École St-Joseph, Chandler (1 case)
The total number of COVID-19 cases in the Gaspé Peninsula and Magdalen Islands is now 822 (+16). Presently, 579 (+20) individuals have recovered. There are 220 (-4) active cases in the region. The total number of deaths is 23. There are currently 13 (+1) individuals hospitalized.
Regional: MRC of Residence
|MRC / living environment||Confirmed cases||Since Sept. 1||Active Cases||Rate/ 100000 since Sept. 1|
|Gaspé Peninsula Magdalen Islands||822||608||220||244.2|
Source: Gaspé Peninsula Public Health Board. n.d.: not disclosed when less than 5 for privacy reasons
The Gaspé Peninsula and Magdalen Islands region is at Alert Level 3 – Orange, with the exception of the following three municipalities: Maria, Carleton-sur-Mer and Nouvelle, which are at Alert Level 4 – Red.
Please consult previous posts for measures related to each Alert Level.
The totals for the province are as follows:
|100,114 (+879)||6,143 (*+11)||551 (+2)||97 (+4)|
*Five deaths occurred in the last 24 hours, five deaths occurred between October 18 and October 23 and one death occurred at an unknown date.