Cubes who are in a hurry to leave the mask will still have to wait. The requirement to wear face shields in public places has been extended at least until the end of April Newspaper.
If the health indication disappears in all other Canadian provinces, the Quebec Public Health, Legalt government recommends maintaining it for a few more weeks, while the sixth wave of the epidemic is evaporating.
Franయిois Legalt left little doubt yesterday about the fate of mandatory facial covering. “We can extend the wearing of the mask for a few weeks,” he said, next to an announcement to showcase the CAQ candidate in Suzanne Roy on Versace.
The Prime Minister pointed out that there are currently a growing number of cases and hospital admissions in Quebec.
According to recent data, 1,407 patients in hospitals were reported positive for COVID-19, 69 of whom were in intensive care.
“Easy to apply”
The need for a mask in public places is “relatively easy to apply and it is effective in preventing infections,” he stressed.
Franకోois Legalt assured that “for the time being” there is no question of adding health indications.
In fact, April 15 is rounded up on the calendar to end the obligation to wear a mask in public.
But already, last week, the National Director of Public Health Acting was seriously considering postponing the schedule to curb pollution.
Several experts have also spoken publicly in this direction.
According to our information, Dr. Luke Boyle will announce this morning that the mask is mandatory until at least April 30th. And officials will “reconsider” the situation again by the end of the month.
Newspaper Sunday reported that many Quebeckers are still expected to wear face shields even after lifting that obligation.
The announcement coincides with a rally before the Conservative Party of Quebec’s first general election.
Chief Eric Duheim will confirm his candidacy in the evening in Chouway, riding in Capitol-National, for next October’s election.
In favor of the disappearance of health measures, the Conservatives have already been taking advantage of the frustrated pandemic to increase their support among voters for several weeks.
– In collaboration with Patrick Belleros
This is because Canadians from other provinces are no longer required to wear a mask in public.
Alberta and Saskatchewan
New Brunswick and Newfoundland
Ontario and New Scotland
Prince Edward Island
April 7 (coming soon)