The Outaouais region has declared 12 new cases of COVID-19 on its territory on Tuesday, bringing the total to 129. The MRC Pontiac still counts 5 cases and less.
According to information provided by the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de l’Outaouais, 99 people are infected with the virus in Gatineau. The MRC Papineau now has 11 confirmed cases, and 10 have been observed in the MRC des Collines-de-l’Outaouais. The place of residence of three people tested positive is to be determined, which shares the 6 remaining cases in the MRCs of Pontiac and Vallée-de-la-Gatineau.
The number of hospitalizations at the designated COVID-19 centre in Gatineau is 4, including one person in intensive care. There are still 11 employees of the CISSS de l’Outaouais with COVID-19 and 1 seniors’ residence has been affected so far.
In the Province of Quebec, there are 9,340 confirmed cases, 150 deaths and 583 people hospitalized.
For any information on COVID-19, the public is invited to consult the Quebec government site at Quebec.ca/coronavirus.
Those with symptoms or concerns about COVID-19 can contact the dedicated information line at 1-877-644-4545.