Quebec adds more than 900 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations dip

Quebec is reporting 907 new COVID-19 infections and seven additional deaths on Thursday, including one in the last 24 hours. The number of hospitalizations related to the health crisis dropped by … Read More

Quebec adds 1,043 new COVID-19 cases, province halfway to June 24 vaccination goal

Quebec broke another COVID-19 vaccination record for the second consecutive day as the province reported 1,043 new cases and 15 more deaths Friday. Authorities say the province administered 88,000 shots … Read More

Quebec turns to new ways to get Montrealers to COVID-19 vaccine clinics

Quebec is reporting 1,527 new COVID-19 cases and seven more deaths Friday as vaccination gains ground in the province. Montreal accounts for 355 new infections while the hard-hit area of … Read More

Quebec sets vaccination record as province again adds more than 1,500 new COVID-19 cases

Quebec is reporting 1,527 new COVID-19 cases and seven more deaths Friday as vaccination gains ground in the province. Over the course of the health crisis, there have been 334,071 … Read More

Quebec to start vaccinating essential workers, chronically ill in Montreal

Quebec is expanding its COVID-19 vaccination rollout to essential workers in Montreal, who will be able to book their first appointment starting this Friday. Under the plan, Montrealers who live … Read More

Quebec officials to outline next phase of COVID-19 vaccination rollout

Quebec’s health minister is expected to give details of the next phase of the province’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout as the province faces the third wave of the pandemic. Christian Dubé … Read More

Gyms closing, school rules change again as Quebec tightens COVID-19 restrictions in certain zones

Quebec Premier François Legault announced a tightening of COVID-19 restrictions in the province’s red and orange zones as the number of new cases linked to variants continues to grow. The … Read More

Montreal doctors call for stricter measures as Quebec tops 1,300 new COVID-19 cases

Doctors and other health-care professionals are calling for tightened public health restrictions in Montreal as the province reports the highest daily tally of new COVID-19 cases since January. Quebec saw … Read More

As COVID-19 cases spike in Quebec, doctors call for tightened restrictions in Montreal

Doctors and other health-care professionals are calling for tightened public health restrictions in Montreal as the province reports the highest daily tally of new COVID-19 cases since January. Quebec saw … Read More

Quebec reports 712 new cases, 15 deaths as hospitalizations linked to COVID-19 rise

Quebec is reporting 712 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, and an additional 15 deaths linked to the virus as the province’s vaccine program continues to expand. Since the start … Read More

‘Calm before the storm’: Quebec pharmacies will start administering COVID-19 vaccines this month

Quebec has inked a deal with pharmacies to allow them to give the COVID-19 vaccine as mass inoculation gets underway in the province and health officials are concerned about the … Read More

Quebec pharmacies will start administering COVID-19 vaccines this month

Quebec has inked a deal with pharmacies to allow them to give the COVID-19 vaccine as mass inoculation gets underway in the province and health officials are concerned about the … Read More

Quebec adds 739 new coronavirus cases, 13 deaths as hospitalizations drop

Quebec is reporting 739 new cases and 13 additional deaths, including one in the past 24 hours, tied to the novel coronavirus Tuesday as numbers continue to drop in the … Read More

Hospitalizations are down but concerns grow over COVID-19 variants in Quebec

Quebec is seeing a drop in hospitalizations related to COVID-19 but officials caution the arrival of new variants could derail progress to get the pandemic under control. Health Minister Christian … Read More

Quebec shifts focus to detecting and limiting spread of coronavirus variants

Quebec is seeing a drop in hospitalizations related to COVID-19 but officials caution the arrival of new variants could derail progress to get the pandemic under control. Health Minister Christian … Read More

Quebec to boost screening for coronavirus variants, ramp up vaccinations in Montreal

Quebec is seeing a drop in hospitalizations related to COVID-19 but officials caution the arrival of new variants could derail progress to get the pandemic under control. Health Minister Christian … Read More

‘Go get tested’ if you have any coronavirus symptoms, Quebec health minister says

Quebec is hoping to control the potential spread of variants of the novel coronavirus by urging the public to be tested as soon as they experience any symptoms associated with … Read More

Quebec ramps up efforts to identify COVID-19 variants with surveillance plan

Quebec is ramping up its ability to identify COVID-19 variants as health officials reported Friday that eight cases of the more transmissible U.K. variant have now been identified in the … Read More

‘The impacts are huge’: Quebec hospitals pushed to the limit as coronavirus patients increase

Quebec Premier François Legault thanked Quebecers on Monday for complying with the province’s overnight curfew, which began over the weekend. “I was very impressed to see the solidarity of Quebecers … Read More

Quebec reports first case of new COVID-19 variant as officials demand tighter rules for travellers

Quebec is reporting its first case of a variant of COVID-19 that was first detected in the United Kingdom earlier this month as officials sound the alarm over a rising number … Read More

Quebec confirms first case of new coronavirus variant as province adds 2,381 new infections

Quebec is reporting its first case of a variant of COVID-19 that was first detected in the United Kingdom earlier this month. In a statement issued Tuesday, the province’s Health Ministry … Read More

Quebec confirms first case of new coronavirus variant in province

Quebec is reporting its first case of a variant of COVID-19 that was first detected in the United Kingdom earlier this month. In a statement issued Tuesday, the province’s Health Ministry … Read More

Quebec confirms first case of new coronavirus variant as officials sound alarm over pandemic surge

Quebec is reporting its first case of a variant of COVID-19 that was first detected in the United Kingdom earlier this month as officials sound the alarm over a rising number … Read More

Coronavirus: Politicians show united front, urge Quebecers to do their part to save health system

Quebec political parties showed a united front on Tuesday as the province continues to struggle to get the health crisis under control, recording over 2,000 daily COVID-19 cases for four … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec daily caseload continues to top 2,000 with holiday shutdown days away

Quebec continues to struggle to get the health crisis under control, recording over 2,000 daily COVID-19 cases for four consecutive days. On Tuesday, health authorities reported 2,183 new cases of … Read More

Quebec reports over 2,000 new cases of COVID-19 for 3rd consecutive day

For the third day in a row, Quebec is reporting over 2,000 new cases of COVID-19. On Monday, health officials recorded 2,108 new cases of the illness, bringing the total … Read More

Quebec reports 1,773 new coronavirus cases, 36 deaths

Quebec’s novel coronavirus caseload continues to climb after the province reported 1,773 new infections Friday amid the second wave of the pandemic. There are 36 additional deaths linked to COVID-19, … Read More

Quebec expected to announce extended holiday school closings

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Quebec set to announce decision on extending winter break for schools amid COVID-19 crisis

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 19, 2020 8:26 am     Updated November 19, 2020 10:10 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase … Read More

Owners of Dorval’s Herron long-term care residence cease operations, residents to be relocated

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé confirmed Monday that CHSLD Herron, a private long-term care residence where dozens of residents died in a three-week span during the first wave of the … Read More

Canada tops 200,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus

Canada surpassed 200,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, marking a grim milestone for the country as provinces work to control the second wave. By the end of … Read More

Canada tops 200,000 cases of coronavirus

Canada surpassed 200,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, marking a grim milestone for the country as provinces work to control the second wave. As of Tuesday at … Read More

Quebec officials to provide coronavirus update as cases rise, restrictions tighten

Quebec’s health minister is expected to provide an update after public health officials declared the province to be at the start of a second wave of COVID-19. Christian Dubé will … Read More

Quebec raises coronavirus alert level for Laval, Outaouais to orange

Quebec has raised the alert level for the Laval, Outaouais and Centre-du-Québec regions as officials warn the start of a second wave of COVID-19 is underway in the province. Health … Read More

Quebecers must be careful in coming days as coronavirus cases rise, health minister says

Quebecers can make a “big difference” in the coming days as the number of new novel coronavirus cases continue to climb, the province’s health minister announced Thursday. Christian Dubé said … Read More

Quebec officials to provide update on coronavirus pandemic

Officials in Quebec are expected to provide an update Thursday afternoon as the novel coronavirus pandemic continues. Health Minister Christian Dubé and Dr. Horacio Arruda, the director of Quebec public … Read More

Quebec bans alcohol sales in restaurants after midnight as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Quebecers can make a “big difference” in the coming days as the number of new novel coronavirus cases continue to climb, the province’s health minister announced Thursday. Christian Dubé said … Read More

Quebec officials provide coronavirus update as province sees 219 new cases

Quebec Premier François Legault is set to provide an update on the health crisis Friday afternoon, as the province gets ready to crack down on those who don’t respect coronavirus … Read More

Preventing second wave a shared responsibility Quebec premier warns amid uptick in COVID-19 cases

Quebec Premier François Legault is reminding Quebecers that fighting the spread of the novel coronavirus and preventing a second wave is a shared responsibility. Despite an uptick in cases in … Read More

Quebec officials to provide coronavirus update as province sees 219 new cases

Quebec Premier François Legault is set to provide an update on the health crisis Friday afternoon, as the province gets ready to crack down on those who don’t respect coronavirus … Read More

Quebec unveils colour-coded regional COVID-19 alert system as province reports 163 new cases

Quebec is introducing a novel coronavirus alert and intervention system aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 and preventing a possible second wave as fall looms. The colour-coded system developed … Read More

Quebec unveils colour-coded regional COVID-19 alert and intervention system

Quebec has unveiled a novel coronavirus alert and intervention system aimed at curbing the spread of transmission of COVID-19 and preventing a possible second wave. The colour-coded system developed by … Read More

Quebec reports about 25 schools with coronavirus cases, but no outbreaks

As Quebec continues to see an upward trend in novel coronavirus cases, the province’s health minister said the situation remains under control but urged citizens to be more vigilant over … Read More

Quebec reports about 25 schools with COVID-19 cases as officials urge caution over long weekend

As Quebec continues to see an upward trend in novel coronavirus cases, the province’s health minister said the situation remains under control but urged citizens to be more vigilant over … Read More

Quebec will not roll out coronavirus exposure notification application

After public consultations, Quebec will not roll out a novel coronavirus application for smartphones because the government feels the health crisis is under control for now. Éric Caire, the junior … Read More

Quebec won’t use federal coronavirus exposure app for now

Quebec has decided not to follow Ottawa’s lead to roll out a novel coronavirus exposure application at least for now but the provincial government remains open to the idea if … Read More

Quebec unveils action plan for potential 2nd coronavirus wave

Quebec is preparing for a potential second wave of the novel coronavirus with a series of measures, including appointing a manager for each long-term care home and recruiting workers for … Read More

Quebec outlines coronavirus action plan ahead of potential second wave

Quebec is gearing up for a potential second wave of the novel coronavirus with a series of measures, including more oversight for the province’s embattled long-term care homes. The province … Read More

Quebec unveils action plan for potential second coronavirus wave

Quebec is preparing for a potential second wave of the novel coronavirus with a series of measures, including appointing a manager for each long-term care home and recruiting workers for … Read More

Quebec tightens rules for bars to limit coronavirus outbreaks

Quebec is clamping down on bars in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, including limiting hours and restricting the number of people in establishments. Health Minister … Read More

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