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Regional update: first COVID-19 variant registered in the region


One new case of COVID-19 has been reported today in the Côte-de-Gaspé MRC. The total number of cases in the region is currently 1,756 and one individual is still hospitalized.

The Public Health Board has confirmed the first case of the variant registered in the region. It must however, be noted that Dr. Yv Bonnier Viger, the region’s director of the Public Health Board has specified that the person affected by the variant has an address in the Gaspé Peninsula but is currently outside the area.

Regional numbers:

  • Total cases: 1,756
  • Total new cases: 1
  • Active cases: 2
  • Recovered cases: 1,708
  • Total deaths: 46
  • Total hospitalizations: 128
  • Current hospitalizations: 1

Provincial numbers:

  • Total cases: 312,362
  • Total new cases: 1,271
  • Recovered cases: 292,648
  • Total deaths: 10,676
  • New deaths: +9
  • Current hospitalizations: 487
  • New hospitalizations: +2
  • Total individuals in ICU: 119
  • New individuals in ICU: -1
  • Total vaccinations administered: 1,391,649