July 5, 2022

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COVID-19 in Quebec: Third dose for everyone from January 4th

COVID-19 in Quebec: Third dose for everyone from January 4th

Health and Social Services Minister Christian Dube announced at a press conference on Tuesday that all Quebecans will be eligible for the vaccine booster from January 4.

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The start of appointments is gradual according to age groups.

Another important action announced by the Legal government was the detention of health workers and essential workers affected by Kovid-19 under certain circumstances.

The health minister wants to see services in hospitals not disrupted.

In addition, Quebec is estimating the possibility of reducing the isolation period from 10 to 5 days for positive but asymptomatic individuals as recommended by the CDC in the United States.

“Not an actual number”

Keep in mind that in the last 24 hours Quebec has been breaking pollution records again.

A total of 12,833 cases were reported daily in the province.

“We suspect this is not a real number,” the health minister agreed with the case in Quebec.

Hospital admissions are also on the rise as 702 people have been hospitalized, including 115 in intensive care.

Brief press conference

  • “We suspect this is not a real number,” said Health Minister Christian Dubey.
  • Minister Christian Dubey noted that the situation in the intensive care unit was “encouraging”, citing the proportion of those admitted to hospital against the number of positive cases.
  • Quebec allows positively tested health workers to work in health care organizations under certain conditions.
  • “I can assure you it will be case-wise,” Christian Dube said of the decision to allow some employees to test positively.
  • The general population is eligible for a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine from January 4; Gradually initiating appointments by age.
  • “You will be vaccinated, or you will catch Kovid,” Minister Christian Dube started in Quebec for those who have not been vaccinated.
  • Quebec plans to vaccinate 2 and 3 million Quebecs a month against Kovid-19 by March.
  • Quebec is estimating the possibility of reducing the isolation period from 10 to 5 days for individuals who are positive but asymptomatic as recommended in the United States.
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