[LIVE, JUNE 23,] All the developments of the pandemic

[EN DIRECT 23 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 : 9 115 878
Death : 472 541


Event : 101 637, 54 835 in Quebec

Death : 8436, 5417 Quebec

All the news of the June 23, 2020

6h52 | Coronavirus: the confidence in the Swedish authorities in sharp decline.

6h32 | In China, the festival of dog meat bat wing.

6: 28 | muslims saddened to have to give up the pilgrimage to Mecca.

Many muslims were disappointed Tuesday that the great pilgrimage of Mecca to be limited this year to a reduced number of the faithful, while saying understand the decision of saudi Arabia, struggling with a recrudescence of the epidemic of coronavirus.

Riyadh announced on Monday that the hajj is expected at the end of July would be limited to a thousand people, of all nationalities, “inside the kingdom” of saudi arabia. This is the first time in the modern history of the country that foreign muslims should forego the annual pilgrimage.

But this measure was seen as inevitable after that a number of countries have abolished the pilgrimages to their citizens.

The official announcement added, however, to the disappointment of the muslims who often wait many years to make the hajj, go through a spiritual preparation, and should save significant money for the trip.

6h27 | Virus: the Germany re-introduced for the first time a containment local.

Germany announced on Tuesday that for the first time a reconfinement local linked to the new coronavirus after the occurrence of an outbreak of contamination in a large slaughterhouse, where more than 1500 cases of infections have been detected.

“We’re going to reintroduce a containment in the whole of the canton of Gütersloh “, which has about 360 000 inhabitants in the western part of the country, said the press officer of the region, the North Rhine-Westphalia, Armin Laschet.

6h24 | Pandemic: all of the Disney parks in Tokyo will re-open on the 1st of July.

The parks: Disneyland and DisneySea Tokyo has reopened their doors on July 1, after a closure of four months caused by the pandemic coronavirus, announced on Tuesday that the operator of the two theme parks, the Oriental Land.

The restart will begin with a limited number of visitors, who booked their tickets online and will need to adhere to strict rules of social distancing, wearing a mask and control their temperature.

“We will operate the parks with caution “, with a number of people are also limited on the attractions and regular cleaning of the premises, has ensured that the Oriental Land in its press release.

6h23 | COVID-19 : Honduras is overwhelmed by the dead.

In tears, a few close friends attend the burial of their relatives who have died of the new coronavirus in a cemetery near Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, a small country in central America overwhelmed by the dead.

The burials are under military guard. Few people defy the soldiers who have escorted the funeral procession from the exit of the hospital and open the coffins sealed for a last farewell to the deceased.

Only a handful of close relatives are permitted to enter the cemetery, the others must wait outside.

Juan Orlando Hernández, president of Honduras, himself hospitalized last week after having been tested positive, has acknowledged that the health system is overwhelmed by the influx of patients.

To READ | many Of the Quebecers who have contracted the COVID-19 are concerned experience symptoms such as heart palpitations, headaches, and fatigue of weeks, or even months, after receiving a positive diagnosis.

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1: 00 am | Even though the pace has slowed in recent weeks, Justin Trudeau has continued to sow to every wind with the aid programmes of the federal to deal with the pandemic of COVID-19.

1h00 | Abandoned by governments and potentially more fragile for lack of immune defenses adequate, the indigenous communities of Latin America are being decimated by the pandemic of novel coronavirus.

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