Quebec officials at 2,131 hospitals related to Govt-19 | Corona virus

Quebec officials at 2,131 hospitals related to Govt-19 |  Corona virus

More than 55% of people over the age of 70 are hospitalized.

The number of patients in intensive care is 105, 9 more than on Thursday.

The Ministry of Health has registered 4,124 new COVID-19 cases in two days, bringing the total to 1,015,878 since the outbreak. However, the number of cases listed does not represent the situation because access to screening centers is primarily for clients.

Source data also indicate that 19 deaths have been added to the number of deaths associated with Govt-19.

According to the Vaccintrackerqc.ca website, 33,406 vaccines have been given in the last 24 hours.

Among 5-year-olds and over, 91.35% received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, 87.53% received at least two doses, and 58.36% received the third dose.

Transportation

The emergency rooms are very busy this Easter weekend. Authorities are urging Quebecans to avoid going there as much as possible.

In the Greater Montreal area, various Integrated Health and Community Service Centers (CIUSSS) have all reported severe traffic congestion. They asked people to consult a pharmacist or join the Info-Santé queue at 811 rather than going to the hospital for minor problems.

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Avoid big Easter gatherings

Health Minister Christian Dube said on Friday that 13,000 health workers were missing due to COVID-19. He was expecting That [allait] The next two weeks will be hard on the ERBut that network will be firm.

On Friday, the CIUSSS de l’Outauais announced Temporary suspension of visits Until further notice at seven hospitals in the region. Those in Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Chaudière-Apalaches had to cut some services at one or more companies.

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Many CIUSSS were reminded of some cautionary advice, especially to avoid large Easter gatherings.

If they experience symptoms of COVID-19, such as fatigue or throat irritation, they recommend that people leave windows open to ventilate and stay indoors.

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