[LIVE, JULY 24] All the developments of the pandemic coronavirus

[EN DIRECT 24 JUILLET] Tous les développements de la pandémie de coronavirus

The coronavirus has made about 635 000 people died in the world, while nearly 15 590 000 cases of infection have been officially diagnosed.

Don’t miss out on the latest developments of the pandemic COVID-19 in the country and in the world.



  • Confirmed cases: 15 588 913
  • Death: 634 954


  • Confirmed cases: 58 243
  • Death: 5663


  • Confirmed cases: 113 031
  • Death: 8874


15h41 | Coronavirus: Catalonia closes the nightclubs, the curfew for restaurants.

The catalan government Friday ordered the closure of nightclubs and bars in the night in this region of north-eastern Spain to cope with the increased cases of contamination with the novel coronavirus.

The regional civil defence has also prohibits the concert hall with a dance floor, and imposes a curfew at midnight on the gambling establishments, casinos, bars and restaurants.

The measure, effective Saturday, and for two weeks, it was decided then that the country had 280 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours, three times more than two weeks ago.

Nearly half of the new cases were registered in Catalonia, where authorities have asked a week ago to the 4 million inhabitants of the regional capital, Barcelona, to be confined except in an emergency.

Barely a month after the lifting of a strict confinement, Spain saw an explosion in the number of infections with the novel coronavirus, which has already been 28 432 people dead and infected more than 272,000 people.

The French prime minister, Jean Castex has also “strongly recommended” on Friday to the French of”avoid” to travel to Catalonia. The border remains open nonetheless.

13h42 on | The american president Donald Trump has made the reopening of schools in the united states a priority and yet the own school of her youngest son on Friday announced that the start would be online or without all of the students.

12h29 | defender of the Montreal canadiens Brett Kulak claimed Friday to have tested positive to the COVID-19 upon her arrival in Montreal for the phase 3 of the return to play in the national hockey League.

12: 20 pm | It is at Buffalo that the Toronto Blue Jays will play likely their home games in 2020.

11: 50 am | as 15 other arteries in Montreal, the Crescent street becomes pedestrian for the rest of the summer, between boulevard de Maisonneuve West and rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest.

11: 47 | Multiple services such as access to the shelves will again be permitted by the libraries of Montreal from Monday. 11: 00 | Quebec reported 163 new cases and 1 death additional, bringing the total to 58 243 people infected and 5663 dead.

10h42 | Norway has again imposed Friday of restrictions on travel with Spain, where the epidemic of COVID-19 rising again, but has exceptionally raised these same steps for the filming of Mission Impossible.

10h28 | Germany will offer free tests of COVID-19 the travelers back in the country and will establish screening centres at airports for people from areas at risk, decided Friday, the regional ministers of health.

10: 00 | The Canadian Grand Prix has been officially postponed to next year by its organisers, on the occasion of a press conference held Friday morning at the circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.

8: 45am | The giant oil services Schlumberger, which has been a further net loss of 3.43 billion in the second quarter, provides for the elimination of 21,000 jobs, representing a quarter of its workforce, reports the group in its press release of results trimestiels.

8h38 | Norway has again imposed Friday of restrictions on travel with the Spain, popular tourist destination for Norwegians, where the virus is progressing strongly.

8h36 | A Florida 28-year-old has been arrested for showing his gun to a man who asked him to please wear a mask in a shop in Palm Beach, announced the police on Thursday.

6h33 | A total of 740 deaths due to the COVID-19 have been identified in the past 24 hours in India, on Friday announced the authorities, bringing the official death toll in the country to more than 30 000 deaths, a figure which is however considered to be largely under-evaluated.

6h26 | A little girl of three years died of Covid-19 there are a few days in Belgium, announced Friday the health authorities, belgian, stating that the child had several underlying diseases.

6h22 | The new wave of coronavirus, which hits Hong Kong for a few weeks might be due to the decision of the authorities to let the crews of the merchant navy change of boarding in the city without complying with quarantine, said on Friday an expert in the health issues.

6h21 | The economic balance sheet of the devastating pandemic of COVID-19 in the world are likely to trigger new waves of migration once the borders reopened, warned the head of the Red Cross.


Antibodies against the COVID-19 decline quickly

Adults who are recovering from a mild infection with the novel coronavirus have their antibody levels against the COVID-19 decline in the space of a few weeks, according to a recent study.

The light shines stronger at the end of the tunnel

The theatres and cinema will be able to see a little more light at the end of the tunnel, starting on 3 August, when the limit for the raising of the interior and exterior in public places will increase from 50 to 250 people.

Strange start

It is with four months of delay, the Nationals of Washington have begun the defence of their championship on Thursday evening at home. In front of the bleachers empty at Nationals Park and some of the rivals of the american League, the scene struck the imagination. It was the launch of a strange season.

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