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Regional update: 17 new cases and 1 additional death reported today


Seventeen new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today in the Gaspé Peninsula and Magdalen Islands. This brings the total number of cases in the region to 1,599. In addition, five individuals are still hospitalized as a result of COVID-19. One new death is also reported today, bringing the total to 44.

December 31 – 17 cases (three cases in the Avignon MRC, one in the Bonaventure MRC, eight in the Rocher-Percé MRC and five in the Côte-de-Gaspé MRC)

There are currently 60 active cases in the region:

Avignon – less than 5 active cases

Bonaventure – less than 5 active cases

Rocher-Percé – 33 active cases

Côte-de-Gaspé – 20 active cases

Haute-Gaspésie – less than 5 active cases

Magdalen Islands – less than 5 active cases