Sherbrooke: two cases in a ltc facility

Sherbrooke: deux cas dans un CHSLD

SHERBROOKE | residents Of the CHSLD de Sherbrooke, in Estrie, are forced to isolate themselves again, then two cases of COVID-19 have been reported.

The CIUSSS of the eastern Townships – CHUS reported on Sunday that an employee of the Hospital and CHSLD D’youville and a resident have been reported to be positive in the coronavirus in the last days.

The employee in question was removed from his workplace at the onset of symptoms, before receiving the results of his test on Friday.

“As it is called, an epidemiological investigation was quickly launched, and additional measures were taken without delay. The investigation demonstrated that the employee has complied with the rules of protection in use”, assured the CIUSSS by press release.

Anyway, extraordinary measures are currently taken in this unit of the CHSLD, which has 24 beds.

The residents are confined and the families have been heightened following the new precautions.

A team of mobile testing has been dispatched to test massively the employees and the people who live there.

All staff will have passed the test as of Monday, has promised the CIUSSS.

The employees of another unit of accommodation are also checked currently, because the worker contaminated has also worked, was there mentioned.

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