[LIVE, JULY 29] All the developments of the pandemic COVID-19

[EN DIRECT 29 JUILLET] Tous les développements de la pandémie de COVID-19

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 | 9: 30am


  • Case: 16 776 680
  • Deaths: 660 881


  • Case: 58 897
  • Death: 5670


  • Case: 114 994
  • Death: 8 912


  • Case: 4 361 013
  • Deaths: 149 375


8: 30am | The european Commission has placed a large order of treatments remdesivir from the american laboratory Gilead, which will treat 30 000 patients in the EU, announced on Wednesday the institution.

8h08 | A fifth of patients with the COVID-19 has succumbed to the virus in hospitals, German hospitals, the mortality rises to more than half (53%) for persons placed under respiratory assistance, revealed Wednesday a study.

8h04 | The Italian Parliament has authorized Wednesday the extension of the state of emergency until 15 October to facilitate the taking of decisions by the government in the fight against the pandemic COVID-19.

7h31 | The epidemic of COVID-19 has created in Europe a peak of excess mortality in 50% of deaths, in addition, between late march and early April, according to figures from the statistical Institute of the French (Insee) showing that France, Spain, Belgium and Italy have been the most affected.

6h13 | Pepper already knew how to call or give a class at the gym. Since the pandemic of novel coronavirus, this robot trains to help people isolated, in the framework of an experiment in artificial intelligence conducted by a scottish university.

4h59 | muslims selected for the hajj began on Wednesday, the great pilgrimage of Mecca, which is held this year in format very restricted and in respect of many health precautions because of the pandemic of sars coronavirus.

1.23 | The French laboratories Sanofi and british GSK announced on Wednesday that it has reached an agreement with the british government to provide 60 million doses of their vaccine against the COVID-19, “subject to the signing of a final contract”.

1h18 | Hong Kong is on the verge of an epidemic of “great magnitude,” warned Wednesday the head of the executive, Carrie Lam, at the time entered into force in the city on measures of social distancing, the more flare-ups since the appearance of the coronavirus at the beginning of the year.

00: 00 | alone, three gatherings in private are at the origin of a score of infections to the COVID-19 in the regions of Quebec and Chaudière-Appalaches, alarmed public health authorities.

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