Montreal — Federal Government Over $ 221 Million Helps Quebec care facilities improve the prevention and management of infectious diseases.
Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said the funding was the result of an agreement with Quebec and part of the $ 1 billion secured in the federal government's fall 2020 economic statement. It states that. Areas for improving long-term care.
Duclos announced today in Montreal, so no state government representatives participated.
He said the money was for improving ventilation, buying personal protective equipment, and hiring and training more staff to prevent the spread of the disease.
Quebec's long-term care facility was hit particularly hard early in the COVID-19 pandemic, killing nearly 4,000 people between March 2020 and June 2020, the first wave. State between.
Duclos is ready to discuss with states and territories a long-standing demand for more federal remittance payments to cover 35% of medical costs. I refused to comment. 22 percent.
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