Quebec’s daily COVID-19 caseload tops 700 as hospitalizations rise

As the health crisis continues, Quebec reported 701 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths Friday. The number of pandemic-related hospitalizations increased by 15 to 298. In the past day, … Read More

COVID-19: Quebec hopes to begin vaccinating youngsters by year’s end, health minister says

Quebec’s health minister hopes young children between the ages of five and 11 will be able to get a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as early as this fall. … Read More

Appeal for more time as Quebec holds firm on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for health workers

Quebec is sticking to its mid-October deadline to have all health-care workers in the province vaccinated, Health Minister Christian Dubé said Friday, but some are suggesting more time is needed … Read More

About 20,000 Quebec health workers still not fully vaccinated as deadline mandate looms

Quebec has no intention of revising its COVID-19 vaccine mandate in the health network starting in one month despite thousands of workers not being fully immunized. Health Minister Christian Dubé … Read More

COVID-19: Quebec health minister asks for patience after problems with rapid testing in schools

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé is asking for more time to roll out rapid COVID-19 testing in the province’s elementary schools amid criticism from opposition parties and school administrators. Dubé … Read More

COVID-19: Quebec vaccination head to oversee rapid tests in schools

The head of Quebec’s COVID-19 vaccination strategy will oversee the deployment of rapid tests in schools after administrators criticized the rollout of the program. Daniel Paré will be responsible for … Read More

Living with the virus: Quebec health minister pens open letter amid rising COVID-19 cases

Quebec’s health minister penned an open letter Friday, warning Quebecers they would have to learn to live with the novel coronavirus for the foreseeable future and suggesting collective immunity against … Read More

Quebec health minister to give update on COVID-19 vaccination campaign

In Quebec, officials will be giving an update on the COVID-19 immunization rollout Tuesday as the province is one day away from launching its vaccine passport system. Health Minister Christian … Read More

Quebec health minister gives COVID-19 update

In Quebec, officials will be giving an update on the COVID-19 immunization rollout Tuesday as the province is one day away from launching its vaccine passport system. Health Minister Christian … Read More

‘September will be decisive’ for Quebec’s fourth wave of COVID-19: health minister

Quebec is relatively stable at the moment amid an evolving fourth wave of the pandemic but COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations will likely mount in the coming weeks, the province’s health … Read More

Montreal hospital’s ER under close surveillance after unvaccinated nurse tests positive for COVID-19

As the Quebec government plans to impose an immunization mandate for health-care workers, an emergency room at a Montreal hospital is being closely monitored after an unvaccinated nurse tested positive … Read More

About 30,000 health workers in public system not vaccinated against COVID-19: Quebec health minister

Even though a vaccine mandate for health workers could lead to cancelled surgeries and other service disruptions, the health order is necessary to protect workers and patients, Quebec Health Minister … Read More

Hearings begin at Quebec legislature on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for health-care workers

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 26, 2021 12:39 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Committee hearings on the government’s … Read More

Quebec set to release more details of COVID-19 vaccine passport system

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé is expected to provide an update on the province’s COVID-19 immunization campaign on Tuesday afternoon, including additional details surrounding the vaccine passport system. The minister … Read More

Quebec says new vaccine passport system can be downloaded starting on Wednesday

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé provided an update on the province’s COVID-19 immunization campaign on Tuesday afternoon, including new details surrounding the vaccine passport system. The new system comes into … Read More

As cases jump, Quebec ready for fourth wave of COVID-19: premier

Quebec reported 365 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday amid an uptick in cases and hospitalizations in the province. Health Minister Christian Dubé said the government is continuing to monitor the rise in … Read More

Quebec vaccine passport plan to start in September, won’t include retail stores

Quebec will launch its COVID-19 vaccine passport system as of Sept. 1, Health Minister Christian Dubé announced Tuesday. With infections on the rise and an “inevitable fourth wave on the … Read More

Quebec vaccine passport plan to start Sept 1, won’t include retail stores

Quebec will launch its COVID-19 vaccine passport system as of September, Health Minister Christian Dubé announced Tuesday. With infections on the rise and an “inevitable fourth wave on the way,” … Read More

Quebec to use COVID-19 vaccine passport system as of September

With infections on the rise, Quebec’s health minister is expected to lay out the details of the province’s plan for a COVID-19 vaccine passport on Tuesday. Christian Dubé will be … Read More

Quebec officials expected to unveil details for COVID-19 vaccine passport system

With infections on the rise, Quebec’s health minister is expected to lay out the details of the province’s plan for a COVID-19 vaccine passport on Tuesday. Christian Dubé will be … Read More

Quebec launches $2 million COVID-19 vaccine lottery to drive up numbers

Quebec will launch a lottery for a total of $2 million in prizes in order to get more people to roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccine. Health Minister Christian … Read More

Quebecers can bump up COVID-19 booster shot to 4 weeks after first dose: health minister

By Stéphanie Marin The Canadian Press Posted July 5, 2021 2:58 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ There will no longer … Read More

Quebec health minister ‘expected an increase’ as province back above 100 new COVID-19 cases

Quebec reported 126 new COVID-19 cases and three additional pandemic-related deaths attributable Wednesday. The last time the province reported more than 100 new daily infections was 127 on June 23. … Read More

COVID-19: Free hot dogs used to help get Montreal Canadiens fans vaccinated before Game 3

The Montreal Canadiens are sweetening the deal in a bid to get young fans to sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine. Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé says doses will available … Read More

COVID-19: Quebecers can bump up 2nd doses of Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccine

Quebecers who received a first dose of the Moderna or the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines are now able to move up their booster shots. Health Minister Christian Dubé made the announcement … Read More

Quebec adds 105 new COVID-19 cases, 6 more deaths as hospitalizations keep dropping

Quebec is reporting 105 new infections and six more deaths related to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis Tuesday. The most recent daily tally of new cases marks the 10th day that … Read More

Quebec adds 180 new COVID-19 cases as Montreal bars welcome patrons back outside

Quebec is reporting 180 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death Friday as more pandemic-induced restrictions are relaxed in Montreal. The latest daily tally of new infections is the sixth … Read More

Quebec reports 178 new COVID-19 cases, 8 more deaths as hospitalizations drop

Quebec is reporting 178 new COVID-19 cases and eight more deaths, including one in the past 24 hours, Wednesday. The latest daily count of infections marks the four consecutive day … Read More

Quebec kids 12 and older can now book to get their COVID-19 vaccine shot

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 25, 2021 8:54 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ All Quebecers aged 12 and … Read More

Quebec adds fewer than 500 new COVID-19 cases again as emergency measures lifted

Quebec is reporting 433 new cases and 11 additional deaths attributable to the COVID-19 health crisis as emergency measures were lifted in some regions. The latest daily tally of infections … Read More

Quebec ends regional emergency measures as province adds fewer than 500 new COVID-19 cases again

Quebec is reporting 433 new cases and 11 additional deaths attributable to the COVID-19  health crisis as emergency measures were lifted in some regions Monday. The latest daily tally of … Read More

COVID-19: Quebec wants to offer teens first vaccination dose by end of June

Quebec has officially unveiled the details of its plan to vaccinate children aged 12 to 17 as the province’s COVID-19 immunization rollout ramps up. Health Minister Christian Dubé outlined during … Read More

COVID-19: How shots will be given to Quebec children aged 12 to 17

Quebec has officially unveiled the details of its plan to vaccinate children aged 12 to 17 as the province’s COVID-19 immunization rollout ramps up. Health Minister Christian Dubé outlined during … Read More

Quebec adds 584 new COVID-19 cases as new vaccination site unveiled for cyclists, drivers

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé believes that Montreal will reopen at the same time as other regions as the province prepares to ease COVID-19 restrictions in the coming weeks. The … Read More

COVID-19: Young people give shot in arm as Quebec sets new vaccination record

Quebec has set another pandemic record by administering 110,000 shots of the COVID-19 vaccine in a single day. Health Minister Christian Dubé took to social media Friday to announce the news, … Read More

Open letter urges young people in Quebec to get COVID-19 vaccine

As the immunization rollout expands and the province continues to deal with a third COVID-19 wave, Quebec’s health minister has penned a rare open letter to young adults acknowledging all … Read More

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

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