COVID-19
More than half of the cases in Outaouais have recovered
101 active cases in the region
Article published on 23 April 2020
logo imprimer
Noter cet article :
0 vote

More than half of COVID-19 cases in the Outaouais are considered to have been cured. Of the 229 people infected with the virus, 128 have recovered and 101 identified cases remain active.

Since the start of the pandemic, 30 employees from the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de l’Outaouais have contracted COVID-19. The MRC Pontiac still observes 5 cases and less.

Analyses de tests de dépistages à Gatineau
Analyzes of COVID-19 screening tests are now performed in a laboratory that has been operational since April 21st at the Gatineau Hospital. According to the CISSS de l’Outaouais, it currently performs about ten analyzes per day, but the arrival of new equipment will shortly increase the laboratory’s capacity. Medical technologists are currently training on the new equipment.

Specimens that specialists are unable to analyze are sent to designated laboratories in the province to avoid delays in receiving results.

Seniors residences
The CISSS de l’Outaouais still says that the situation in seniors’ residences is closely monitored in the region. The CHSLD Lionel-Émond now has 2 new cases for a total of 11 residents with COVID-19. As for the CHSLD de la Petite-Nation, the situation is still stable with 7 positive cases. Note that these are the only two residences where there is currently an outbreak in the Outaouais.

To learn more on the coronavirus, the population is invited to visit quebec.ca/coronavirus.

People with symptoms or concerns about COVID-19 can contact Services Québec at the following information line: 819-644-4545.

Les Nouvelles du Pontiac

Denis Rossignol explains the procedures if a case of COVID-19 tests positive

21 September 2020

Following a possible case of COVID-19 in the Pontiac, CHIP 101.9 spoke with the director of the Centre de service scolaire des Hauts-Bois-de-l'Outaouais, Denis Rossignol, to learn more about the procedures that could affect the various schools in the Pontiac. Denis Rossignol explains that it is (...)

lire la suite

Fatal accident involving a motorcyclist occurred on Route 148 in Mansfield

20 September 2020

A tragic accident occurred last night (September 19), around 8:45 pm, on Road 148 in Mansfield-et-Pontefract. A motorcyclist, who obeyed all the rules of the Code de la Route, was hit by a SUV driven by a 21-year-old woman. Coming from the Poirier street, the SUV rolled over and crossed over (...)

lire la suite

Jane Toller thanks the employee of the CISSS de l'Outaouais who revealed to have tested positive

19 September 2020

The Warden of the MRC Pontiac, Jane Toller, thanked the employee of the Centre Intégré de Santé et de Services Sociaux de l'Outaouais who confirmed she had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Jane Toller congratulated this person for her courage, without whom this news would have remained a (...)

lire la suite

Campbell's Bay asks for MRC Pontiac support in resolving SHQ File

19 September 2020

During the most recent meeting of the Mayors of the MRC Pontiac, the Mayor of Campbell's Bay asked for the support of the MRC to resolve issues related to a Société d'Habitation du Quebec (SHQ) grant for a local resident. According to the Mayor Maurice Beauregard, the SHQ would only resolve this (...)

lire la suite

Fort-Coulonge / Mansfield resident declares herself positive for COVID-19

19 September 2020

A first person from the Fort-Coulonge / Mansfield area has announced last night on her Facebook that she is positive for COVID-19. She said she and her family have been in isolation since the time she received the results. Members of her family were tested yesterday. Marie-Pier Morais wished to (...)

lire la suite

Strike continues for the Family day care centers in the Pontiac

18 September 2020

In a recent interview with the union representative of the Family daycare centers (CPE) in the Pontiac Lissa Laroche, stated that the strikes for daycare centers will continue indefinitely as of Monday if the demands of the CPE's aren't met. CHIP101.9 · Clip - Lissa Laroche - strike This comes (...)

lire la suite


Advertising