COVID-19: Quebec’s two cities most affected by pandemic have lower vaccination rates

Two of the Quebec cities most affected by COVID-19 — Montreal and its northern suburb Laval, Que., — have among the lowest vaccination rates in the province, according to data from … Read More

Montreal ‘flirting’ with orange but not out of COVID-19 red zone yet: public health

Montreal has staved off the worst of the third COVID-19 wave and is on the “right track” but the city is not out of the red zone yet, according to … Read More

Quebec adds more than 1,550 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations climb again

Quebec is reporting 1,559 new cases and seven more deaths Wednesday as the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic drags on in the province. Health authorities say one death occurred … Read More

Third COVID-19 wave to eventually strike Montreal, top doctor warns

The situation in hard-hit Montreal is stable, but authorities say adherence to public health orders and ramping up vaccinations will be key to delaying a prospective third wave of the … Read More

Montreal’s COVID-19 game plan: clamp down on variants, vaccinate en masse

Montreal health authorities are prioritizing clamping down on the spread of the novel coronavirus variants and ramping up mass vaccinations in the city for the month of March as the … Read More

Montreal public health aims to clamp down on COVID-19 variants

While cases remain on the downswing and vaccines will soon be available to the public, Montrealers are urged to be cautious and to limit their contacts over the upcoming spring … Read More

Montreal ‘once again the epicentre’ of COVID-19 crisis as city adds hundreds of hospital beds

Montrealers are being asked to be tested as soon as they have symptoms of COVID-19 as the growing number of hospitalizations and cases put pressure on the city’s health network. … Read More

‘We are going to hit a crisis point’: Montreal doctors concerned as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise

In Montreal, doctors witnessing the deepening novel coronavirus health crisis are concerned about the growing number of patients in hospitals and the mounting pressure on intensive care units across the … Read More

Montreal public health ‘worried’ after city sets record by topping 600 new coronavirus cases

Montreal public health authorities are sounding the alarm over the rapid progression of the COVID-19 pandemic after reporting its highest daily tally of new cases with 648 on Thursday. Dr. … Read More

Montreal authorities concerned as COVID-19 cases rise among people 65 and older

Montreal is currently dealing with 130 active outbreaks stemming from the second wave of the novel coronavirus and authorities are worried about a rise in cases among people 65 and … Read More

Stay home and don’t gather in parks as Montreal enters partial coronavirus lockdown, mayor pleads

Montrealers must follow public health directives and quit socializing as the city enters a red alert status to contain the second wave of COVID-19, officials announced Tuesday. Mayor Valérie Plante … Read More

Montreal’s Herzliah High School closes for two weeks, moves learning online amid COVID-19 outbreak

A private Jewish school in Montreal’s west end is ending in-person classes and switching to all-online instruction — at least for now — after multiple students and staff members tested … Read More

New walk-in coronavirus testing clinic to open in Montreal as mayor criticizes long wait times

A new testing centre for the novel coronavirus will open after thousands of Montrealers have stood in hours-long lineups waiting to be screened during the past week. Montreal’s public health … Read More

Montreal to open up city to cyclists, pedestrians this summer amid coronavirus lockdown

Montrealers will have more space to travel on foot and bike this summer as the novel coronavirus health crisis continues to bear down on the city. Mayor Valérie Plante announced on … Read More

Montreal to convert some streets to help pedestrians, cyclists get around amid coronavirus lockdown

Montrealers will have more space to travel on foot and bike this summer as the novel coronavirus health crisis continues to bear down on the city. Mayor Valérie Plante announced on … Read More

Montreal-area schools to stay closed until September amid coronavirus crisis

All schools will remain closed in the Greater Montreal area until September as the novel coronavirus health crisis bears down on the region, the province’s premier said on Thursday. François … Read More

In photos: Montreal marks one month on coronavirus lockdown

Thursday marks one month since the Quebec government started implementing restrictions, in what some are calling the “COVID lockdown,” to help slow the COVID-19 pandemic that has claimed more than … Read More

Stricter measures take effect in Quebec in bid to slow coronavirus

In Quebec, sweeping closures, expanded restrictions and a new testing clinic are in effect on Monday to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Shopping centres and restaurant dining rooms … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec deaths climb to 5, cases rise to 181

Five people have now died in Quebec due to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, while the number of confirmed cases in the province have climbed to 181. The Quebec government announced … Read More

Quebec COVID-19 cases climb to 139, while nearly 7,700 people test negative

The Quebec government is expected to provide an update on Saturday on its response to the novel coronavirus as cases continue to rise. As of Saturday morning, there are 139 … Read More

Quebec COVID-19 deaths climb to 5, cases climb to 181

Five people have now died in Quebec due to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, while the number of confirmed cases in the province have climbed to 181. The Quebec government announced … Read More

Quebec COVID-19 cases climb to 139, while 7,666 people test negative

The Quebec government is expected to provide an update on Saturday on its response to the novel coronavirus as cases continue to rise. As of Saturday morning, there are 139 … Read More

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