Emergency measures remain in the Pontiac, on the other hand, elementary students will be able to return to class as of May 10. The Premier of Quebec, François Legault, admitted that the situation has improved, but the number of people hospitalized remains too high in the region.
According to the most recent statistics, the number of hospitalizations in the Outaouais is 53 with 8 people in intensive care.
Note that the Papineau and Vallée-de-la-Gatineau MRCs have seen the emergency measures lifted. “However, the situation remains very fragile for the City of Gatineau, the MRC des Collines-de-l’Outaouais and the MRC de Pontiac. This is why emergency measures are being maintained for these sectors with the exception of the opening of elementary schools, "said the CISSS de l’Outaouais.
The number of active cases in the Outaouais is 398. The city of Gatineau currently has 279 cases, the Pontiac follows at 52, 36 cases are listed in Papineau, 20 in the Collines-de-l’Outaouais and 7 in the MRC de la Vallée-de-la-Gatineau. Statistics from the CISSS de l’Outaouais are available here.