The outcome of the pandemic in the Outaouais therefore changed little between Tuesday and Wednesday. Without a new case of COVID-19, the region still has a total of 12,572 since the start of the crisis. The positivity rate for screening tests carried out Monday in the region stood at 0.3%.
The majority of the 24 cases still active in the Outaouais are in urban areas.
- Sectors Hull, Aylmer and Gatineau: 20 active cases
- Collines-de-l’Outaouais: less than 5 active cases
- Papineau: less than 5 active cases
- Pontiac: no active case
- Vallée-de-la-Gatineau: no active case
The Outaouais now has 5.9 active cases per 100,000 inhabitants. The provincial average is 7.7 active cases per 100,000 population.
The Outaouais Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSSO) said on Wednesday afternoon that only one COVID-19 patient remains in bed at the Hull Hospital and that no is not in intensive care. On Tuesday, the CISSSO reported four active hospitalizations caused by COVID-19.
Since the start of the pandemic, a total of 807 people struggling with complications from the virus have been hospitalized in the Outaouais.
No new deaths caused by the virus were deplored Wednesday for all of Quebec. In the Outaouais, COVID-19 has claimed 215 lives so far.