Quebec coronavirus

Quebec adds more than 550 new COVID-19 cases, 8 more deaths

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec is reporting 551 new cases and eight more deaths, including two in the past 24 hours, attributable to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis on Monday. The vaccination campaign saw another 73,467 doses administered, for more than 4.3 million to date. The province has opened appointments to all adults. The …

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COVID-19: Quebec premier hints at pandemic reopening plan

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

As the warm summer months loom, Quebec’s premier is expected to lay out the details of a long-awaited plan to lift pandemic-induced restrictions Tuesday. François Legault hinted on social media that it was a “big Sunday” preparing for that announcement in response to a reporter’s tweet about a news …

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Quebec records more than 800 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations rise

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec is reporting 838 new cases and eight additional deaths Friday as all adults are now able to book their first shots of the COVID-19 vaccine. It is the highest daily tally of new infections since last weekend for the province, which has been hovering under the 800 case …

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

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

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, saying that the so-called “youth week” has been successful. At least 50 per cent of Quebecers who are between …

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Quebec reports more than 700 COVID-19 cases again as hospitalizations fall

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

In Quebec, authorities recorded 781 new cases and five additional deaths attributable to COVID-19 in the province Thursday. The immunization campaign saw another 95,959 doses of the novel coronavirus vaccine administered. More than four million shots have been given to date, the majority of which have been first doses. …

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Quebec adds more than 700 new COVID-19 cases, 11 more deaths

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

As the COVID-19 health crisis continues, Quebec is reporting 745 new cases and 11 additional deaths Wednesday. This includes three fatalities in the past 24 hours, while five pandemic-related deaths occurred between May 5 and 10. Authorities say three Quebecers died before May 5. The immunization campaign saw another …

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Quebec bumps up booster COVID-19 shot for adults undergoing dialysis, cancer treatments

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec is bumping up the booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine for people who are severely immunocompromised or undergoing certain medical treatments. The Health Ministry announced the decision Wednesday morning on the heels of advice from the province’s immunization committee. Under the plan, Quebecers who meet certain criteria will …

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COVID-19: Quebec premier declares they’re ‘heading in the right direction’

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec is “heading in the right direction” as vaccination opens up and the number of new COVID-19 cases fall, the province’s premier said Tuesday. François Legault said the upcoming months are also looking more promising compared to last summer. “We are getting through the third wave, but we still …

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Quebec tops 11,000 deaths linked to COVID-19 pandemic, 660 new cases

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec reached a grim milestone Tuesday of more than 11,000 deaths attributable to COVID-19 as authorities reported 660 new cases and nine additional fatalities. This includes one death in the past 24 hours, while the other fatalities were retroactively added from earlier in the month to the growing tally. …

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COVID-19: New cases in Quebec drop below 700, six new deaths

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec is reporting 662 new infections and six more deaths as the third wave of the COVID-19 continues across the province Monday. Authorities say one Quebecer died in the last 24 hours while the other fatalities occurred earlier in the month. The number of hospitalizations linked to the pandemic …

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