The third wave of COVID-19 seems more and more to come to an end in Quebec where barely a handful of new cases have been detected in the last 24 hours, while no infection has been identified in Bas-Saint- Laurent.
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With 19 new infections, the Capitale-Nationale continues to stay below 20 cases per day, the day after vast celebrations in the city’s parks on the occasion of the lifting of the curfew and on the eve of the return. in orange zone. No new deaths were reported on Sunday.
In comparison, the Capitale-Nationale still often recorded more than 30 cases per day barely a week ago.
The biggest improvement, however, was reported in Bas-Saint-Laurent, where no screening test detected a case of COVID-19 in the last day. The number of new deaths also remained at zero on Sunday, data from the Ministry of Health show.
This is a great victory for this region, which for a time became one of the most affected by the virus in Quebec, according to its number of inhabitants. The Bas-Saint-Laurent still accumulated more than twenty cases a day barely a week ago, a number which has however subsided very quickly in the last days.
Despite everything, the region will be split in two as of Monday, while the western half will remain in the red zone for another week, like Montreal and Laval, while the eastern half will turn orange.
Finally, Chaudière-Appalaches presented a report cumulating 27 more cases on Sunday. The region, due to its marked outbreaks in Beauce, remains one of the most affected by the virus in the vicinity of Quebec, although here too, we see the end of the third wave while the indicators remain down.