Salluit reported 198 active cases of COVID-19, the highest number in the entire region.
Health authorities in Nunavik say the pandemic situation in northern Quebec is worse than it has been in 20 months.
Health officials on Monday reported 30 new cases of COVID-19 in this region, which has 14 Inuit communities. The territory reported 209 active cases.
L’Institut national de santé publique du Québec says that Nunavik is the worst-affected region in the entire province, with approximately 1,450 active COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents. By comparison, Montreal had a 20 times lower rate on Monday: 73 active cases per 100,000 residents.
Salluit, the second northernmost Inuit community in Quebec, reported 198 active cases of COVID-19, the highest number in the entire region.
No deaths have been reported in Nunavik related to COVID-19.
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