Of the two hospitals in Sherbrook, the number of hospitals affiliated with COVID-19 is steadily declining. As of Friday, 21 people were hospitalized, three of them in intensive care. During the peak of the third wave in mid-May, there were 40 hospitalized patients, nine of whom were in intensive care.
Another positive is that the vaccine is also progressing: 337,182 out of 505,520 people received the first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19, or 66.7% of the population.
CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHUS began giving second doses of the vaccine, and overall, 9.3% of the population is now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The number of active cases in estrey is also declining significantly: now 104 people are battling the disease. The figure crossed the milestone of 550 active cases on May 10, just before the start of the third wave in Estri, at the end of March, when the Estri Red Zone and the local network (RLS) were in operation with special emergency measures of granite in the red zone.
Since the outbreak, 14,830 Estrians have been infected with the coronavirus, and 350 have died from complications related to the virus.