“In the light of the information gathered recently during our epidemiological investigations, it is clear that people from different family groups ignore health rules and hold indoor gatherings,” says the media relations advisor of the Integrated Health Center and of social services (CISSS) of Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gilles Turmel. However, the COVID-19 virus is still present in Bas-Saint-Laurent. The emergence of several new positive cases in recent days demonstrates this well. The public health department of the CISSS du Bas-Saint-Laurent is therefore once again asking everyone to collaborate in order to limit as much as possible the risks of the virus spreading. ”
Note that only one visitor from another address is authorized for single people and that it is advisable to always receive the same person in order to reduce social contact. Caregivers, those who offer a service or support, the labor required for planned work and spouses who do not reside at the same address are also exempt from visitation bans.
As the school break week approaches, the regional public health directorate takes the opportunity to point out that non-essential interregional travel must be avoided.