Quebec though Crossed the symbolic mark of 2,000 new COVID-19 cases, Franకోois Legalt confirms that the situation is still “under control”.
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“We are far away from the United States, France and other countries [directeur national de la santé publique], DR Arruda, tells us: here are suggestions I think are reasonable and we will follow the recommendations of public health, ”he said in a review of his parliamentary session on Friday.
About 250 people are in the hospital to be treated for symptoms related to COVID-19, which puts Quebec in a “controlled zone”, he added.
The Prime Minister, however, declined to comment on whether health restrictions could be tightened.
By the end of the obligation to wear the mask, he said he wanted to be “careful”.
“Public Health follows this on a daily basis and we update with Public Health once a week and have not set a date for us to remove the masks,” he explained.
For the first time since January
Quebec on Friday, 2013 reported COVID-19 cases and six deaths, the highest number in almost a year. We have to go back to January 13 to find a report that shows more than 2,000 cases every day. The situation in the hospitals is critical as 1,516 cubes have been admitted to the hospital, including 229 in intensive care.
The situation in the hospitals is critical as 1,516 cubes have been admitted to the hospital, including 229 in intensive care. Since then, 89.2% of Quebecs aged 12 and over have received at least two doses of the vaccine.
The rise in new cases came this week as Quebec announced it was easing health measures. D on recommendationR Horacio Arruda, up to 20 vaccinated people are allowed to come together for dinner.
The Deputy Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, however, is not in favor of such meetings.
“Personally, I think it’s not good to have a meeting with 25 or 20 people. [J’opterais] Probably [pour] More intimate. I let you imagine that it was “more intimate”: maybe a meeting [en famille de] Ten people, or something like that, ”D said Friday.R Howard Nzu.
Rapid tests are coming
But Quebecs can count on rapid tests sent to Ottawa before the holidays, in response to a request from the government of Franకోois Legalt, Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said.
These 10 million rapid tests can be sent to millions of Quebec homes for the holiday season, in which case the indoor conferences will multiply as the Omicron variant progresses.
The Quebec government already announced on Thursday that it would implement the tests for elementary and preschool students, as the vaccine campaign for children aged 5-11 years is in full swing, with many prevalent in schools.
Rising Kovid-19 report
- December 9 – 1,262 cases / 256 hospitalized
- December 8 – 1912 cases / 255 hospitalized
- December 7 – 1556 cases / 242 hospitalized
- December 6 – 1212 cases / 235 hospitalized
- December 5 – 1,109 cases / 226 hospitalized
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Bernard Drainville, New Education commentator