COVID-19: the virus made a other victim at the orderlies

COVID-19: le virus fait une autre victime chez les préposés aux bénéficiaires

Hugo Duchaine

Another attendant, to the beneficiaries of Montreal fell in battle during the pandemic COVID-19, Thursday morning, after having worked for 17 years at the Hôpital Jean-Talon.

“It’s scary […] It is a shock wave that” blows the president of the Union of workers of the CIUSSS of the North-of-the-Island-of-Montreal, Alexandre Package.

Unfortunately, this is the second member of this union who succumbs to coronavirus since the start of the pandemic.

48-year-old, the officer died on Thursday was a father of a family enjoyed by all, and working at night, ” said Mr. Paquet. It had stopped working since the beginning of the month of may, after having been declared positive for the COVID-19.

His employer confirmed that he was hospitalized to the intensive care unit of another facility for several weeks.

“For the past 17 years, this employee offered the best to our users. Brave and loyal, he has been a model employee for all these years,” writes the CIUSSS in a press release sent to the Journal.

The organization offers its condolences to all the family and relatives of the employee, as well as all of his colleagues.

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