On their Facebook page, CIUSSS Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal announced today “the upcoming opening of a mobile hospital in the Jacques-Lemaire Arena in the borough of LaSalle.”

In collaboration with the Canadian Red Cross and the LaSalle borough, CIUSSS officials added that “this addition will allow us to provide added support to the residential resources on our territory by providing hospital care to residents with COVID-19.”

With construction having begun on April 21st, this temporary hospital will increase CIUSSS capacity and optimize the services and care provided to seniors infected with COVID-19, and is part of its efforts to limit the spread of this pandemic.

As of today, here are the numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases:

  • Québec: 24,107
  • Canada: 45,800
  • US: 975,798
  • Worldwide: 2,947,000+

 

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