For the last seven assessments, an average increase of 21 new cases per day has been observed in the region.
The most recent data from the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) show that out of all the COVID-19 screening tests carried out in the Outaouais on Saturday, the positivity rate stood at 2.7% . The day before, this rate had reached 5.7%.
Since the start of the pandemic, 12,201 cases have been detected in the Outaouais, which is equivalent to one in 33 people.
No new deaths from the virus were reported Monday in the region, where the pandemic has claimed 214 lives so far.
The Outaouais Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSSO) said Monday afternoon that it had nine patients infected with COVID-19 bedridden at Hull Hospital, a drop of two compared to this which was observed on Friday. None of these patients were in intensive care. The CISSSO had not reported less than 10 hospitalizations caused by the virus since last March.
Since the onset of the health crisis, 785 people struggling with complications from COVID-19 have been hospitalized in the Outaouais, including six new admissions in the last week.
The number of active cases in the Outaouais remained unchanged, at 179, between Sunday and Monday.
- Sectors Hull, Aylmer and Gatineau: 151 active cases (+8)
- Pontiac: 13 active cases (stable)
- Papineau: 7 active cases (-5)
- Collines-de-l’Outaouais: 6 active cases (-1)
- Vallée-de-la-Gatineau: less than 5 active cases (stable)
The rate of active cases is 44.3 per 100,000 inhabitants in the Outaouais, while the provincial average is 45.7 active cases per 100,000 inhabitants.