The Centre intégré de santé et de Services sociaux (CISSS) de l’Outoauis held a press conference Wednesday to address how the Quebec government’s new regional alert and intervention systems will apply in the Outaouais region. During the press conference, Dr. Bridgitte Pinard of the CISSS de l’Outaouais highlighted the health and sanitization measures as the best way to limit the status of the Outaouais.
However, the Public health authorities will be monitoring the situation on a weekly basis and making adjustments, when needed to the prevention measures in place.
Note that, On Tuesday the Quebec government announced that the Outaouais, Québec, Estrie and Laval, as the only regions in Quebec to find themselves in the Early warning.
COVID-19 in the Outaouais:
As of Wednesday September 09, there were 17 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Outaouais region, marking a total of 924 since the start of the pandemic, 814 of which are considered to be recovered, for a total of 76 active cases. The death toll in the Outaouais is at 34, with the most recent death on September 07.
More details will be available soon.