[LIVE, JULY 5] All the developments of the pandemic

[EN DIRECT 5 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 related to this crisis, which is hitting the population, governments and the economy.



Case : 11 294 859
Death : 531 419


Case: 105 317, 55 784 in Quebec

Death : 8674, 5566, Quebec


9h39 | Coronavirus: India is closer to the balance sheet of Russia after an explosion of cases.

India has registered on Sunday a record of the case of coronavirus, approaching the balance-sheet of Russia, the third nation with the most infections the COVID-19, when it opens a center of mass treatment in New Delhi.

The ministry of Health has reported a little less than 25 000 new cases and 613 deaths due to the coronavirus in 24 hours, the highest increase daily since the beginning of the pandemic in the country at the end of January.

This record of the event occurs at a time when the capital begins to treat the patients in a spiritual centre which was converted into a gigantic centre of isolation and into a hospital with 10 000 beds, many of which are cardboard.

The size of twenty football pitches, the facility will treat patients with mild symptoms.

The government is concerned that a half-million people are infected by the end of the month of July.

7h34 | Limit the widening of inequality, an issue of vital importance in the world after the COVID-19.

To READ | owners of bars and pubs to try a variety of ideas to avoid going to the “nazis” with their customers fêtarde while ensuring compliance with the rules of social distancing.

Louis-Olivier Provost (left) and Steve Blank (right), in front of the Dirty D in Brossard. They are part of tenants who wish to share their good practices.

7h14 | Virus : 163 dead in 24 hours in Iran, new record.

The ministry of Health of iran announced on Sunday 163 excess deaths due to the disease of COVID-19, is the official number of daily deaths, the highest in Iran since the beginning of the epidemic in February.

The previous record, with 162 deaths, had been announced Monday. Iran is the country most hard-hit by the pandemic of novel coronavirus in the Middle East.

The new deaths bring to 11 571 deaths, the total balance of the pandemic in Iran, told State television, the spokesman of the ministry of Health Sima, Sadat Lari.

“Over the past 24 hours, 2560 people have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing to 240 438 total contamination “, added Ms. Lari.

These announcements come as Iran faces from several weeks to an increase of new confirmed cases and deaths, has announced its intention to enforce the compulsory wearing of masks in certain public places, in order to combat the spread of the virus.

To READ | measures of social distancing, appear to have been forgotten by the hundreds of bathers who flocked to the beach to Shannon, yesterday afternoon, in search of freshness.

5: 00 am | It has re-opened his bar, as long as they are wearing the mask.

The bar, The Vault, located on the rue Saint-Jacques in Old Montreal, has reopened its doors Friday evening forcing the port of the mask to its customers.

4h34 | An amazonian tribe to release the hostages in exchange for the body of his chief.

The members of an amazonian tribe in Ecuador have released six people they had abducted to demand the return of the mortal remains of their leader, died as a result of the coronovirus, the government said on Saturday.

3h22 | Anosmia: these patients of the COVID-19 deprived of the smells of life.

The loss of sense of smell, or anosmia, one of the symptoms of the COVID-19, deprives you of the “smells of life”, a disability is invisible, but “psychologically difficult”, and that has no treatment of its own.

2: 48 min | An Indian wears a gold mask to protect against sars coronavirus.

An Indian told of having paid out about $ 4000 for a gold mask, made to measure, supposed to protect it from the epidemic of coronavirus that struck the country.

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