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

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 stands at 9,142. Hospitalizations rose by nine to 1,500. Of those patients, 212 are in intensive care, a drop …

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Quebec changes coronavirus vaccine rollout plan amid Pfizer delivery delays

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, saying the province will now provide 225,000 doses by Feb. 8. The initial plan was to give 250,000 vaccines …

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

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 200 cases that should have been included in Sunday’s update. The province remains one of the hardest hit by …

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

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 to in-person classes after reopening was delayed. They were closed since Dec. 17, with remote learning in place for …

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Coronavirus: West Island municipalities establishing their own local COVID-19 restrictions – Montreal

Coronavirus: West Island municipalities establishing their own local COVID-19 restrictions - Montreal

Many Montreal suburban municipalities are rolling out their own plans to keep residents safe during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. For instance, the cities of Pointe-Claire and Dorval are prohibiting hockey on outdoor rinks, permitting skating only. “Ice skating outside is only for free skating with a maximum of 25 …

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

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 238,745. There have been more than 207,000 recoveries. The death toll, which is the highest in Canada, stands at …

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Canadian NFL star Laurent Duvernay-Tardif still planning to resume football career with Chiefs

Canadian NFL star Laurent Duvernay-Tardif still planning to resume football career with Chiefs

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif misses football. The Super Bowl-winning offensive lineman has no regrets about opting out of the 2020 NFL campaign to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. But the six-foot-five 321-pound Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Que., native is finding it increasingly difficult to be a fan and definitely plans on resuming his pro …

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

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 Dubé says the province’s strategy is “clear” and that the government wants to vaccinate “as many vulnerable people as …

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

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, while the others were retroactively added to the total. However, a death previously attributed to COVID-19 has been withdrawn …

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

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. Mylène Drouin, the city’s public health director, announced the measure during an update Wednesday on the progressing second wave amid rising COVID-19 cases among those who live on the streets. There …

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