Quebec marks grim pandemic milestone as coronavirus caseload tops 250,000

As the health crisis continues, Quebec is reporting 1,631 new cases and 88 additional deaths attributable to the novel coronavirus Friday. Health authorities say 18 of those deaths occurred in … Read More

Quebec adds 1,624 new coronavirus cases, 66 deaths as hospitalizations drop

Quebec is reporting 1,624 new cases and 66 additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus Thursday as the premier is expected to address the situation in the afternoon. The health … Read More

Quebec unlikely to ease restrictions as premier credits curfew for drop in COVID-19 cases

Quebec’s premier is crediting the nightly curfew for a decline in daily new cases of the novel coronavirus over the past 10 days, but he warns it is unlikely the … Read More

Quebec premier credits curfew for drop in COVID-19 cases, but warns rules will likely be extended

Quebec’s premier is crediting the nightly curfew for a decline in daily new cases of the novel coronavirus over the past 10 days, but he warns it is unlikely the … Read More

Too early to credit curfew for drop in COVID-19 cases in Quebec, health experts say

Health authorities in Quebec have reported fewer than 2,000 new cases of COVID-19 for four consecutive days — almost two weeks since the imposition of a provincewide curfew between 8 … Read More

Quebec records 1,502 new coronavirus cases, 66 additional deaths

Quebec is reporting 1,502 new cases and 66 additional deaths Wednesday as the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Health authorities say 10 of the newly reported deaths occurred … Read More

Quebec reports 1,386 new cases, 55 deaths linked to COVID-19

Quebec is reporting 1,386 new cases and 55 additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus pandemic Tuesday. The caseload has reached 245,734, while recoveries have topped 217,575. The death toll … Read More

Quebec premier urges feds to ban non-essential international flights to fight COVID-19

Quebec’s premier is urging the federal government to ban non-essential international flights as the novel coronavirus health crisis rages on in the country. François Legault issued the demand Tuesday, saying … Read More

Pfizer delays prompt Quebec to change coronavirus vaccine rollout plan

Quebec is changing its vaccination rollout as the country’s supply of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccines is facing temporary delays over the next month. Health Minister Christian Dubé announced the adjustments Tuesday, … Read More

Quebec changes coronavirus vaccine rollout plan amid Pfizer delivery delays

Quebec is changing its vaccination rollout as the country’s supply of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccines is facing temporary delays over the next month. Health Minister Christian Dubé announced the adjustments Tuesday, … Read More

Quebec adds 1,634 new coronavirus cases, 32 deaths as hospitalizations climb

Quebec is reporting 1,634 new cases and 32 additional deaths linked to the second wave of the COVID-19 health crisis Monday. The number of new infections announced Monday includes about … Read More

‘We’re on the brink of a catastrophe’: Quebec teachers protest reopening schools amid pandemic

After an extended closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, teenagers in Quebec are headed back to the classroom — but the return has elicited a mix of emotions from concerned … Read More

Quebec high schools reopen after start date delayed due to coronavirus pandemic

After extended closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, teenagers in Quebec are headed back to the classroom Monday. High schools and adult education centres across the province are shifting back … Read More

Quebec adds 1,918 coronavirus cases, 62 deaths as hospitalizations drop

Quebec is reporting 1,918 new cases and 62 additional deaths attributable to the novel coronavirus Friday as the health crisis rages on. The latest numbers bring the province’s caseload to … Read More

Quebec to wait up to 90 days to give second dose of coronavirus vaccine

Quebec plans to give the second dose of the novel coronavirus vaccine within a maximum of three months for patients who have already received their first dose. Health Minister Christian … Read More

Quebec to give second coronavirus dose within 90 days of first vaccine

Quebec plans to give the second dose of the novel coronavirus vaccine within a maximum of three months for patients who have already received their first dose. Health Minister Christian … Read More

Quebec reports 2,132 new coronavirus cases, 64 additional deaths

Quebec is reporting 2,132 new cases and 64 additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus pandemic Thursday. Health authorities say 15 of those deaths occurred within the past 24 hours, … Read More

Coronavirus vaccines on the way for homeless Montrealers, public health says

As the health crisis deepens, some of Montreal’s homeless population will be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus. Dr. Mylene Drouin, the city’s public health director, announced the measure during an … Read More

Quebec adds 2,071 new coronavirus cases as hospitalizations top 1,500

Quebec is reporting 2,071 new cases of the novel coronavirus Wednesday, bringing its total caseload to 234,695. There are 35 additional deaths, seven of which health authorities say occurred within … Read More

Quebec’s coronavirus hospitalizations jump as province adds 1,934 new cases, 47 deaths

With the health crisis in full swing, Quebec is reporting 1,934 new cases and 47 additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus Tuesday. The province, which is a hotspot for … 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 1,869 new coronavirus cases, 51 deaths as hospitalizations climb

Quebec is reporting 1,869 new cases and 51 additional deaths linked to the COVID-19 health crisis Monday after the first weekend of curfew in the province. Health authorities say of … Read More

Elementary students head back to class across Quebec as coronavirus surges

Children are heading back to class Monday as elementary schools reopen across Quebec while parts of the province remain on lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Young students took … Read More

As Quebec kids head back to school, parents feel mix of relief and concern

Children are heading back to class Monday as elementary schools reopen across Quebec while parts of the province remain on lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Young students took part … Read More

As Quebec kids head back to school, Legault calls reopening ‘a calculated risk’

Children headed back to class Monday as elementary schools reopen across Quebec while parts of the province remain on lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Young students took part … Read More

Quebec adds 2,588 new coronavirus cases, 45 deaths as hospitalizations soar

Quebec is reporting 2,588 new cases and 45 additional deaths Friday as the second wave of the COVID-19 crisis continues to gain ground. The province also saw a jump in hospitalizations … Read More

Quebec to unveil additional measures for schools amid coronavirus surge

Quebec’s education minister is set to announce additional measures for schools as young students are set to return to class next week amid a deepening second wave of the novel … Read More

Quebec nixes ministerial exams as schools prepare to reopen amid coronavirus surge

Quebec is cancelling ministerial exams for students as part of additional measures for schools amid a deepening second wave of the novel coronavirus crisis. Education Minister Jean-François Roberge announced the … Read More

Quebec nixes ministerial exams, stands by decision to reopen schools amid coronavirus surge

Quebec is cancelling ministerial exams for students as schools prepare to physically reopen amid the deepening second wave of the novel coronavirus crisis. Education Minister Jean-François Roberge announced a series … Read More

Police in Quebec asked to use judgment when enforcing curfew, Guilbault says

With Quebecers bracing for a nightly curfew beginning this weekend, the province says it is a citizen’s responsibility to abide by the restriction or — in the case of exceptions … Read More

Quebec reports 2,519 new coronavirus cases, 74 more deaths as hospitalizations drop

Quebec is reporting 2,519 new cases linked to the novel coronavirus Thursday as the health crisis rages on. The province, which has been a hot spot for the virus since … Read More

Here’s how Quebec’s latest lockdown rules and nightly curfew will work

Quebec has announced a fresh wave of restrictions, closures and a nightly curfew to curb the spread of COVID-19. Premier François Legault said the latest set of measures, which will … Read More

Coronavirus outbreak grows in vaccinated Quebec City care home, expert says it was to be expected

A growing COVID-19 outbreak in the first Quebec long-term care to receive Pfizer’s vaccine is not a reason to question the shot’s efficacy, an infectious diseases expert said Wednesday. As … Read More

Stricter COVID-19 measures, curfew arrive as health experts warn Quebec hospitals stretched thin

As the pandemic continues to rock Quebec and puts a heavy strain on hospitals and health-care workers, some medical experts say they are not surprised by the province’s fresh wave … Read More

Quebec imposes curfew, tightens lockdown restrictions as coronavirus health crisis deepens

In his first address of the New Year on Wednesday, Quebec Premier François Legault announced a tightening of lockdown measures aimed at bringing the second wave of the novel coronavirus … Read More

Quebec set to unveil stricter lockdown rules as province adds 2,641 new COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths

Quebec is reporting 2,641 new cases and 47 deaths linked to the novel coronavirus as the province’s premier is expected to announce tightened lockdown measures Wednesday. Health authorities say 13 … Read More

Quebec adds 2,641 new coronavirus cases, 47 more deaths

Quebec is reporting 2,641 new cases and 47 deaths linked to the novel coronavirus on Wednesday. Health authorities say 13 of those deaths occurred in the past 24 hours, while … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec City long-term care home employee in his 50s dies from COVID-19

Health authorities in Quebec City say a worker at one of the first long-term care homes in the province to receive COVID-19 vaccines has died after being infected with the … Read More

Quebec records 2,508 new cases, 62 more deaths amid COVID-19 surge

Quebec is reporting 2,508 new cases and 62 additional deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus Tuesday. Health authorities say of those deaths, 17 occurred in the past 24 hours, while the … Read More

As coronavirus pandemic rages on, is Quebec heading toward another full lockdown?

As the end of the holiday lockdown looms and some health experts call for tighter restrictions, Quebec officials are to set to address the rapid progression of the COVID-19 pandemic — … Read More

Quebec reports 2,546 new coronavirus cases, 32 more deaths as hospitalizations climb

Quebec is reporting 2,546 new cases of the novel coronavirus Monday as the second wave of the pandemic continues to surge. Health authorities also recorded 32 additional deaths in the … Read More

Quebec records 2,511 new coronavirus cases in record high as health crisis deepens

As the pandemic continues to gain steam, Quebec is reporting a new daily record of 2,511 new cases of the novel coronavirus Wednesday. There are 41 additional deaths. Health authorities say … Read More

Quebec records 2,511 new coronavirus cases as health crisis deepens

As the pandemic continues to gain steam, Quebec is reporting 2,511 new cases and 41 additional deaths attributable to the novel coronavirus Wednesday. Health authorities say 10 of those deaths … 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

Quebec adds 2,265 new coronavirus cases, 37 deaths as hospitalizations jump

Quebec is reporting 2,265 new cases and 37 additional deaths Monday tied to the evolving second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Health authorities say of those deaths, seven occurred … Read More

Quebec reports 2,265 new cases, 37 deaths as coronavirus surge continues

Quebec is reporting 2,265 new COVID-19 cases and 37 additional deaths Monday tied to the evolving second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Health authorities say of those deaths, seven … Read More

Hospitalizations climb as Quebec sets daily record with 2,247 new COVID-19 infections

For a second consecutive day, Quebec is reporting a record-breaking number of daily COVID-19 cases with 2,247 new infections on Wednesday. That brings the total caseload in the province since … Read More

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