Quebec ER occupancy charges dip, however Montreal remains to be over capability


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The occupancy charges of Quebec’s emergency rooms dropped barely over the previous three days, in keeping with figures posted Monday morning on the Index Santé web site.

As of early Monday, the common occupancy fee stood at 81 per cent in contrast with the 102 per cent reported final Tuesday and Friday and the 101 per cent and 100 per cent averages reported on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.

The occupancy fee dropped over the weekend, as was the case the primary weekend of 2021 earlier than rising barely final week.

Index Santé reported regional disparities in occupancy charges. Emergency rooms in Montreal, the Laurentians and the Montérégie had been over capability and dozens of sufferers had been in gurneys for greater than 48 hours.

The very best visitors charges had been at Santa Cabrini Hospital in Montreal (155 per cent), Hôpital du Suroît in Valleyfield (141  per cent), the Montreal Common Hospital (129 per cent) and Hôpital de Mont-Laurier within the Laurentians (120 per cent).

Within the Quebec Metropolis area, the common occupancy fee for hospitals Monday morning was 72 per cent. The speed was 91 per cent within the Lanaudière area, 85 per cent within the Côte-Nord, 71 per cent in Chaudière-Appalaches, 64 per cent within the Outaouais and 54 per cent in Abitibi-Témiscamingue.

The charges had been decrease in different areas.