COVID-19: 15 new cases and 1 more death in Bas-Saint-Laurent

Fifteen new cases of COVID-19 were added to the daily report drawn up by the CISSS du Bas-Saint-Laurent, on November 21. Unfortunately, there is also one additional death, bringing the total to 15 since the start of the pandemic.

There are 11 new people infected with COVID-19 in the MRC of Rimouski-Neigette, 3 in the MRC of Matanie and 2 in the MRC of Mitis. Note that a case associated with the Témiscouata MRC was removed from the balance sheet.

The total number of cases identified since last spring now stands at 672 in Bas-Saint-Laurent, including 110 active, according to data from the CISSS du Bas-Saint-Laurent. During the day yesterday, 549 screening tests were carried out.


The current outbreak at the Résidence Les Bâtisseurs de Matane is stable. There are 89 infected people in this living environment, including 66 residents, 20 workers and 3 caregivers. We deplore 5 deaths. Now 23 residents and 13 workers are considered to have recovered.

The same goes for the Résidence des Sages de Matane. This outbreak has 25 cases, including 15 residents and 10 workers. Unfortunately, two people with COVID-19 lost their lives there.

The situation is also unchanged at GMF-U in Rimouski, with three cases.


MRC de La Matapédia: 23 (-) (active cases: nd)
MRC de La Matanie: 131 (+3) (active cases: 56)
MRC de La Mitis: 20 (+2) (active cases: 7)
Rimouski-Neigette RCM: 173 (+11) (active cases: 37)
MRC des Basques: 11 (-) (active cases: na)
MRC de Témiscouata: 43 (-1) (active cases: na)
MRC de Rivière-du-Loup: 190 (-) (active cases: nd)
Kamouraska RCM: 79 (-) (active cases: 0)
To be determined / not classified: 2 (-)

Notes (nd): In accordance with ministerial guidelines, regional public health authorities cannot specify the number of active cases in the territories (MRC / RLS) when the number of cases varies from 1 to 4.

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