Eastern Townships have a cumulative number of SARS-CoV-2 variants of 425. The rate of SARS-CoV-2 variants under enhanced surveillance detected by screening in the region is 85.6 per 100,000. Of the confirmed variants sequentially increases by two to a total of 35, with only UK appearing.
For the second day in a row, a new community death has been reported in the Istrian region over the past 24 hours. The cumulative number of deaths reached 326. The deaths of people living in their own homes account for 18% of the 326 deaths reported in Istry since the start of the epidemic. The majority of deaths occurred in CHSLDs (125 people, or 38%) and in private residences for the elderly (109 people, or 33%).
Nearly 4,800 new doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been given since the last evaluation. A total of 116,689 doses have been administered in Estree. Going forward, three other vaccination centers, Windsor, East Angus and Quattecoc, offer the AstraZeneca vaccine by appointment via the Clic Santé platform. Specific time periods are reserved for this vaccine. The CIUSSS de l’Estrie – CHUS would like to remind you of the importance of arriving only 5 minutes before your vaccination appointment to avoid creating a queue.
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