After the recent detection of 18 cases of COVID-19 in the municipality of Mercier, a clinical screening mobile hosted Thursday many residents.
Two festivals held at Sainte-Clotilde, and St. Chrysostom are to the source of this new outbreak. The end of last week, customers carrying the virus, went to the bar Mile Public House, at the DIX30 in Brossard.
Citizens presented themselves by dozens at the clinic of mobile testing which was held at the community center-Roger Tougas.
The walk-in clinic, you will quickly sold out and has exceeded the number of scheduled test.
“We had a capacity of 500, and it is mounted up to 600 screens today,” said Jade St-Jean, the CISSS de la Montérégie-Ouest.
Another concern Mercier, a leader of the day camp the city has contracted the COVID-19. He has been in contact with a young person who went to one of the two parties where the virus has spread.
Of the municipalities of the region have decided to make the wearing of masks compulsory in shops. This will be the case, as soon as Friday, in Saint-Chrysostome. There is no question of imposing such a measure to Mercier for the time being.