[LIVE, JUNE 20] of All the developments of the pandemic

[EN DIRECT 20 JUIN] 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: 8 693 005

Dead: 460 594


Case: 100 629, 54 550 in Quebec

Death : 8346, 5375, Quebec

All the news of the June 20, 2020

9h32 | Coronavirus: more than 9500 deaths in Iran.

The health authorities in iran have announced on Saturday that he had identified more than 100 deaths and over 2,000 contaminations to the new coronavirus in 24 hours in the country, which is entered in the fifth month of the fight against the epidemic.

The islamic Republic, which announced its first case of COVID-19 on 19 February, is by far the most affected country of the Near and Middle East.

The spokesperson of the ministry of Health, Sima Sadat Lari, has reported 115 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the death toll of the pandemic in Iran 9507 dead.

At the same time, 2322, new cases of contamination have been identified, bringing to 202 584 the total of confirmed cases in the country, said Ms. Lari.

The iranian president Hassan Rohani warned on Saturday that the stress generated by the epidemic could make the people ” depressed and worried “, calling experts and performers to mentally prepare the people so that they are ready ” to fight off the virus for a long time “.

9h02 | The race for cures: the war on the virus continues.

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6h57 | pools welcome their first bathers

While the second heat wave of the year continues, some public swimming pools in Montreal may welcome their first bathers today.

6: 17 | In Kinshasa, the walls have the word against the denial of the coronavirus.

5h31 | The virus of false news: anti-vaccine, are harmful in the fight against the pandemic

Since the beginning of the crisis, the false news and rumors spread at breakneck speed on social networks.

5h20 | COVID-19: misinformation on an unparalleled scale since the beginning of the crisis

Since the beginning of the crisis, the false news and rumors spread at breakneck speed on social networks.

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