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COVID-19 Updates

Restrictions tightened, again

The provincial government has announced stricter measures two weeks after relaxing them. Premier François Legault announced stricter health measures across the province as cases continue to rise throughout Québec.As of Thursday, gyms have been ordered to close and places of...

Vaccination center reopened after community outcry

Only vaccine clinic in Parc-Extension reopens amid fear of third-wave The only mass-vaccination clinic located in Parc-Extension reopened to the public on Tuesday, after the health authority attracted condemnation over its decision to move it to another location.All residents over...

Curfew pushed back

Quebec government updates COVID-19 restrictions The Legault government updated Quebecers on COVID-19 health measures at their regular press briefing on Tuesday, Mar. 16.The government announced that the curfew time in red zones would be pushed back from 8:00 PM to...

The virus, the vaccine, and the variant. Catching up with Dr. Chris Karatzios

If the title of this article conjures memories of westerns with harmonica soundtracks, it’s because I meant it to do that. We are living in a time when, apart from the surrealistic backdrop of the pandemic, we are bombarded...

Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine accepted by Health Canada

Since March and the dawn of the Covid-19 pandemic, Canadians have been praying for an end to all the turmoil and panic and perhaps, alas, it has finally arrived It has been reported by various news outlets in the last...

Covid-19 Update … numbers skyrocket in Quebec

Numbers in Quebec reached an all-time high, breaking all records for the region on December 5th. Examples here: QUÉBEC CITY, Dec. 5, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec show 2,031 new cases, bringing...

COVID-19 Pandemic update for November 20th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Nov. 20, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec show 1,259 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 129,699. The data also report 32 new deaths, but the...

Park Extension ranked hot spot for Covid-19

In the last 14 days, over 200 cases have been reported by news outlets all over the city for Villeray / Park Extension / St-Michel—one of the worst regions in Montréal It was essentially in the last 14 days or...

An extension on restrictions and a new kind of Halloween celebration

As Premiere Legault and his administration extend restrictions further as Covid-19 cases are still on the rise, and Halloween still expected to be celebrated … only a tad differently than ever before. It was surely to be expected, as cases...

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 27th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 27, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec show 963 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 101,885. The data also report 19 new deaths, for a total of...