Major outbreak of COVID-19 in a CHSLD in Monterrey

A COVID-19 outbreak is rising in a CHSLD in the borough of Saint-Hubert in Longueil, Montreal Gazette and CTV.

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According to information gathered by both the media on Monday, 59 residents and 39 employees out of a total of 112 have tested positive for COVID-19 since December 21. In addition, there were two deaths related to this outbreak in the housing.

A family member of one of the residents reportedly first shared the news with CTV News. The media later confirmed the news to Paul Arbeck, president of the company responsible for CHSLD, Groupe Sainte Arbeck.

“We work with the Centers for Public Health and Infection Prevention and Control [du Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de la Montérégie-Centre], We have good support from them,” Arabek told CTV, adding that his team is working round the clock to bring the situation under control.

Mentioned in an interview with the chairman of Groupe Santé Arbec Montreal GazetteExcept for two people who were not vaccinated, symptoms seen in infected people are mild.

When contacted by the QMI agency on Tuesday, Mr. Arbeck mentioned not being interviewed on the subject in order to be able to focus on the situation and residents.

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