[LIVE, July 23] All the developments of the pandemic

[EN DIRECT 23 juillet] Tous les développements de la pandémie

Whether in Québec or elsewhere on the planet, the pandemic of the COVID-19 disrupts our lives.

You will find here all the news throughout the day, this crisis that hit the population, governments and the economy.



Case : 15 177 447

Deaths : 622 183


Case : 112 006, 57 938 in Quebec

Death : 8868, 5662, Quebec


5h42 | More than 3 million cases reported in Europe.

More than 3 million cases of the novel coronavirus have been officially declared in Europe, of which more than half in Russia, the United Kingdom, Spain and Italy, according to a count taken by AFP from official sources on Thursday at 8: 00 a.m. (Paris time).

Europe recorded Thursday morning 3 002 861 cases, for a worldwide total of 15 237 784 infections. The continent remains the most affected region in the number of deaths : 206 633 dead, on 626 994 surveyed in the world.

Russia, european country, identifying the largest number of cases (795 038 for 12 892 deaths), the United Kingdom (296 377 cases, 45 of 501 deaths), Spain (267 551, 28 426) and Italy (245 032, 35 082) are the four countries of the continent with officially more than 225 000 cases in their territory.

These numbers of diagnosed cases do not reflect, however, that a fraction of the actual number of infections, many countries are using the tests for the tracing or does not have sufficient resources to conduct large screening campaigns.

5h25 | The obligation of wearing a mask in the street widely followed in Melbourne.

The vast majority of pedestrians crossed on Thursday by the AFP in the centre of Melbourne wore a mask, in accordance with the obligation laid down by the local authorities to try to contain the alarming rise of cases of coronavirus, and which is a first in Australia.

The State of Victoria (south), of which Melbourne is the capital, has still recorded Thursday, 422 new cases. He had identified 484 Wednesday, and the daily number of new cases is greater than 100 since more than two weeks.

To slow the progression of the disease, the inhabitants of Melbourne are required from Thursday midnight to wear a mask when they leave their homes, at the risk of bailing to a fine of $ 200 australian (about $150).

The prime minister of the State Daniel Andrews has estimated that the restrictions and confinement part had helped to stabilize the rhythm of the contamination, and that the next step was to slow it down.

“The stabilization is not sufficient,” he told reporters.

“The population has responded very well “, he added.

On Thursday morning, the setpoint port of the mask was very widely followed.

“We don’t usually see it “, admitted to AFP Zoie Dicker, a bandwidth.

In the other States of the country, the port of the mask remains rare.

But the progression of cases in Victoria has convinced the inhabitants to mobilize in order to stop the epidemic.

Australia has more than 13 300 cases of COVID-19, and the epidemic has been 133 deaths in the vast island-continent.

5h | 60% Increase in the number of deaths in South Africa.

South Africa has recorded an increase of nearly 60% of the total number of deaths natural in recent weeks, leaving the specialists think that the number of deaths from the coronavirus is in fact much higher than official statistics show.

4h20 | Israel: the contamination increases, Netanyahu will appoint a coordinator COVID-19.

0.00 | persons racialized in the country live, the economic situation is more precarious than other Canadians since the beginning of the health crisis, and they are more likely than other citizens to contract the COVID-19.

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