[EN DIRECT 16 DÉCEMBRE 2020] All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

[EN DIRECT 16 DÉCEMBRE 2020] All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

Here you will find all the news related to this crisis which has hit the population, governments and the economy for several months.

LAST REVIEW

PLANETARY

Case: 73 434 930

Death: 1,634,339

CANADA

Case: 475 214, 167 276 in Quebec

Death: 13,659 deaths, 7,571 in Quebec

HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16

TO READ | Retailers are resigned to the closure of non-essential businesses from December 25 to January 11 and say they are relieved to be able to keep their doors open at least until Christmas.

[EN DIRECT 16 DÉCEMBRE 2020] All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

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4:40 | Researchers in Montreal have tried to understand why certain groups of people like the elderly and the chronically ill are vulnerable to COVID-19.

0h00 | Outbreaks that have lasted since mid-November in various units of the Paul-Gilbert Center place the Charny establishment at the top of the CHSLDs in a critical situation in Quebec.

0h00 | As the spread of COVID-19 reaches new heights in the school network with 40% of schools affected, the Minister of Education, Jean-François Roberge, finds it difficult to see how to do more to limit the spread of the virus.

0h00 | The new restrictions announced Tuesday by the government deal yet another blow to the already ailing Quebec retail industry.

0h00 | The Legault government orders the closure of non-essential businesses from December 25 to January 11 and forces teleworking for offices from tomorrow in the hope of breaking the second wave that threatens hospitals.

[EN DIRECT 16 DÉCEMBRE 2020] All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

TO READ | The flexibility measures for outdoor activities are welcome for young athletes who would like to resume a normal life a little faster.

[EN DIRECT 16 DÉCEMBRE 2020] All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

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