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Quebecers must avoid social gatherings to stem second COVID-19 wave, health minister warns – Montreal

Quebecers must avoid social gatherings to stem second COVID-19 wave, health minister warns - Montreal

Quebecers should avoid social gatherings in the coming days as the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to rise, the province’s health minister said Thursday. Christian Dubé warned citizens in all regions need to be cautious in order to stem the tide of the novel coronavirus as the second …

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Quebec reports 582 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations rise by 6 – Montreal

Quebec reports 582 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations rise by 6 - Montreal

Novel coronavirus cases continue to rise in Quebec after 582 new infections were reported Thursday. The health crisis has led to 69,670 cases to date in the province. There have been more than 59,000 recoveries. Earlier this week, public health officials declared the beginning of the second wave of …

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Quebec officials to address coronavirus pandemic as cases and hospitalizations climb – Montreal

Quebec officials to address coronavirus pandemic as cases and hospitalizations climb - Montreal

Quebec’s health minister will address the ongoing spike of new novel coronavirus cases in the province Thursday afternoon. Christian Dubé will be joined by Dr. Horacio Arruda, the director of Quebec public health, at the national assembly. The update comes as five regions, including Montreal and Laval, are now …

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Quebec youth protection sees increase in child abuse reports following Granby girl’s death – Montreal

Quebec youth protection sees increase in child abuse reports following Granby girl’s death - Montreal

Quebec’s youth protection directors from centres across the province tabled their 2019-2020 annual report on Wednesday. Despite a drop in reported cases of child abuse during the first months of the coronavirus pandemic, statistics show an overall increase of 12 per cent compared to the previous year. The death …

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Quebec releases scathing reports into long-term care homes where dozens died – Montreal

Quebec releases scathing reports into long-term care homes where dozens died - Montreal

A report into a private long-term care home in suburban Montreal where dozens of residents died during the COVID-19 pandemic in March and April accuses the owners of organizational negligence. The Quebec government released the report into Residence Herron today, as well as a separate report that looked into …

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COVID-19 second wave ‘very different’: Quebec health minister – Montreal

COVID-19 second wave ‘very different’: Quebec health minister - Montreal

The second wave of COVID-19 in Quebec will be younger, more spread out across the province, and possibly more challenging for the health network compared to the first wave, Health Minister Christian Dubé said Tuesday. Most COVID-19 deaths during the first wave were concentrated in Montreal-area closed living environments …

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Coronavirus: Quebec school bus drivers want to be informed of positive cases they’ve transported – Montreal

Coronavirus: Quebec school bus drivers want to be informed of positive cases they’ve transported - Montreal

School bus drivers in Quebec say they deserve to know if they have recently transported students who have tested positive for COVID-19. It is currently not mandatory for school boards and service centres in the province to notify their partner organizations, including school bus companies, after a school has …

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Quebec asks retired teachers to return to workforce, offers financial incentive – Montreal

Quebec asks retired teachers to return to workforce, offers financial incentive - Montreal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 22, 2020 6:39 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Quebec government is asking recently-retired teachers to return to work as the province grapples with a staffing …

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Increase in cases: are Montrealers suffering from ‘COVID-19 fatigue’? – Montreal

Increase in cases: are Montrealers suffering from ‘COVID-19 fatigue’? - Montreal

Washing your hands constantly, thorough cleaning and putting your mask on and off can get a little tiresome after having to do it for months. “Of course, but you have to,” said Montrealer Mauro Affronti. But not everyone thinks that way, and Quebec and Montreal public health officials say …

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Montrealers urged to respect health measures, answer contact tracing calls to stem COVID-19 tide – Montreal

Montrealers urged to respect health measures, answer contact tracing calls to stem COVID-19 tide - Montreal

Montrealers are being asked to exercise caution and pick up the phone as the region enters a higher coronavirus alert level due to a recent surge in new cases. Mayor Valérie Plante said Monday that the situation needs to be “taken very seriously” by everyone in the coming days …

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