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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 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 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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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 However, a death previously attributed to COVID-19 has been withdrawn …

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

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 the past 24 hours. The death toll stands at 8,815 after two deaths previously attributed to the virus were …

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

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 COVID-19, has seen 232,624 cases to date. Recoveries stand at 199,920. The pandemic has claimed the lives of 8,782 …

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Quebec Liberal leader calls for massive coronavirus testing strategy as schools re-open – Montreal

Quebec Liberal leader calls for massive coronavirus testing strategy as schools re-open - Montreal

Questions are once again being asked about the government’s coronavirus testing strategy, particularly its decision not to use more rapid tests. The Quebec government said the rapid tests are less effective than the regular tests. It also said it doesn’t need them. Public health director Dr. Horacio Arruda said …

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Quebec reports 1,869 new coronavirus cases, 51 deaths as hospitalizations climb

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 those deaths, 18 occurred in the past 24 hours, while the others were retroactively added. The caseload stands at …

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Quebec elementary schools to reopen Monday; unions and experts fear it could be costly – Montreal

Quebec elementary schools to reopen Monday; unions and experts fear it could be costly - Montreal

Quebec elementary schools are set to reopen on Monday after a nearly three-week hiatus to help curb the spread of COVID-19 during the holidays. Some feel the move to allow children and teachers to gather in classrooms again is still too early as coronavirus cases continue to skyrocket in …

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