Whether in Québec or elsewhere on the planet, the pandemic of the COVID-19 disrupts our lives for the past several months.
You will find here all the news throughout the day, this crisis that hit the population, governments and the economy.
LAST BALANCE sheet | 6: 30 am
- Case: 17 315 750
- Death: 673 568
- Case: 115 681
- Death: 8 923
- Case: 4 495 015
- Deaths: 152 070
ALL THE NEWS OF THE JULY 31, 2020
7: 35 am | The british government has decided to postpone for at least two weeks the next phase of the déconfinement in England, scheduled for Saturday with the reopening of some public places, due to an increase in cases of new coronavirus announced by the prime minister Boris Johnson.
7: 13 | The movement that is pro-democracy in Hong Kong has received Friday, a new slap with the postponement of the general elections because of the coronavirus, at the end of a month marked by the disqualification of their candidates, arrests of students and the departure into exile of opposition figures.
7h09 | Japan has concluded an agreement with the alliance German-american Biontech/Pfizer to ensure that 120 million doses of their vaccine potential against the COVID-19, currently in a phase of large-scale clinical trials, announced Friday the two laboratories.
6: 17 | The head of the executive of hong kong Carrie Lam announced on Friday the postponement of the general elections that were scheduled in September because of the rising cases of coronavirus, a decision that is likely to stoke the anger of the camp pro-democracy.
5: 10 a.m | Nepal has re-opened access to its mountain ranges, including the Everest, shipments fall in the hope of reviving its tourism sector hit hard by the crisis of the coronavirus, on Friday announced the authorities, and this in spite of the uncertainties related to the COVID-19.
5h06 | Vietnam, who seemed to have managed to curb the epidemic of coronavirus, was reported Friday its first death due to this disease, have announced the official media.
5: 00 am | new restrictions are imposed to the inhabitants of some parts of the north of England on Friday, because of a surge in cases of infections with the novel coronavirus, a new measure announced by the government just hours before its entry into force.
4h56 | Six months after you have declared a global emergency, the emergency Committee of the world Health Organization (WHO) meets on Friday for the 4th time in order to reassess the pandemic COVID-19, which continues to grow at an alarming rate in the world.