COVID-19: with 51 new cases, smaller toll for a long time in the Capitale-Nationale | The Capital | News | The sun

Lhe situation is gradually improving in the Capitale-Nationale. Every week since the holidays, there are fewer and fewer daily cases, on average.

Between January 17 and 23, the region had an average of 87 new infections per day. Over six days to date this week, this number has dropped to 66. The milestone of 100 cases in 24 hours has not been crossed since the balance sheet of January 18.

With not only its smallest toll of the week, but above all the lowest in several weeks – November 17 – the Capitale-Nationale has now counted 21,370 confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic.

Seven new deaths were also added to the total, now 923 deaths due to COVID-19.

Chaudière-Appalaches

For a second consecutive day, the Chaudière-Appalaches region reported 43 new cases in its daily report. That number, which is also the six-day average so far this week, is a decrease from last week, when the region averaged 55.

Monday and Tuesday, only about twenty cases were added in total on the territory, a drop never seen since November 30.

Up to 10,954 people have contracted the virus since March and 259 have died from it.

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IN SHORT

Capitale-Nationale

  • 51 new confirmed cases, for a total of 21,370 since the start of the pandemic
  • 923 deaths (+7)

Chaudière-Appalaches

  • 43 new confirmed cases, for a total of 10,954 since the start of the pandemic
  • 259 deaths (+1)

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