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.
LAST BALANCE SHEET
Case : 12 060 772
Death : 549 846
Case : 106 434, 56 079 in Quebec
Death : 8737, 5603, Quebec
All the news from the Thursday, July 9
6: 40 | Ireland: pubs accused of violating the health rules to their opening.
6.37 | Coronavirus: new record in Iran, with 221 dead in 24 hours.
Iran announced on Thursday a new record of mortality, which increases further the balance sheet of the victims of the coronavirus in the country where the epidemic is gaining new ground in the past several weeks.
“Unfortunately, over the past 24 hours, we have lost 221 of our compatriots because of the illness of COVID-19 ; the number of dead has now reached a 12-305,” said Sima Sadat Lari, a spokesperson for the ministry of Health, during a press conference televised.
6h32 | Coronavirus: no sport in 2020 in the elite universities in the us.
The Ivy League, which brings together the most prestigious universities in the United States, decided on Wednesday not to compete in athletic competitions until 2021 because of the pandemic of COVID-19.
“We believe that we are not able to create and maintain an environment conducive to sporting competitions an inter-university, which would correspond to our criteria of safety,” wrote the council of the presidents of the eight universities in a press release.
The decision of the Ivy League might influence other universities, including teams operate at the highest level of lucrative university championships, one of the ways home buyers to the professional leagues (NBA, NFL, NHL…).
Many universities in the United States are using the distance-learning courses to promote the distancing and limiting the spread of the coronavirus, which has claimed more than 130 000 people dead in the country.
To READ | Convinced that the COVID-19 is a ” false pandemic “, a bus driver for the Société de transport de Montréal, a follower of the theories complotistes, boasts on Facebook not to disinfect his vehicle since he has “done his research” on the virus.
To READ | COVID-19 : intimate relationships… to two meters of distance.
To READ | While several retailers have decided to put an end to the premiums COVID-19, the retailer Canadian Tire has chosen instead to extend his bonus of $ 2 per hour for all its employees across Canada ” until further order “.