COVID-19: hospitalizations stabilize in Quebec

COVID-19 : hospitalizations are stabilizing in Quebec

The new government report shows an increase of only one new hospitalization, for a total of 2,345 people currently hospitalized in the province due to COVID-19. The number of people admitted to intensive care has decreased by four people.

Pressure in hospitals remains heavy, as 9,362 healthcare workers are absent for COVID-19-related reasons.

Quebec also deplores eight new deaths. The human toll from the COVID-19 pandemic has now reached 14,874 deaths in the province.

The trend, however, is improving. On Friday, hospitalizations were close to the 2,500 mark (2,499 patients). And, at the beginning of April, about 13,000 healthcare workers were missing.

As for new infections, 1305 new cases are reported in the province. However, it should be noted that the number of cases listed is not representative of the current situation, since access to screening centers is reserved for priority clienteles.

Active hospitalizations in Montreal

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Hospital Hospitalizations< br>active Change since previous day
Montreal Heart Institute 7 0
Montreal Sacred Heart Hospital 34 -1
Montreal General Hospital 23 +2
Jewish General Hospital 85 +1
St. Mary's Hospital Center 32 +3
Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital 95 0< /td>
Verdun Hospital 23 -1
CHU Sainte- Justine 11 +1
The Montreal Children's Hospital 6 -1
Montreal Neurological Hospital &lt ;5 0
Royal Victoria Hospital 32 +1
LaSalle Hospital 6 0
Lakeshore General Hospital -1
Lachine Hospital 8 0
Fleury Hospital 26 +1
Jean-Talon Hospital 19 0
Santa Cabrini Hospital 28 0
University of Montreal Hospital Center 56< /td>

+7
Notre Dame Hospital 38 -1

Government of Quebec

A seventh wave despite stabilization?

In order to be ready to face a potential seventh wave next fall, the government du Québec is currently testing wastewater for COVID-19. The Quebec university group CentrEau is currently sampling eight municipalities, including Montreal.

“The analysis of the virus must be put in place quickly in order to see the trend of the epidemiological situation in the coming months and to be ready for the seventh wave, which is suspected to occur in beginning of next fall,” said the National Institute of Public Health of Quebec (INSPQ) in a press release published on the government’s public tenders site.

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