December 1, 2023

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“I’m going to rest” | Manon Massey tests positive for Covid-19

"I'm going to rest" |  Manon Massey tests positive for Covid-19

Quebec Solidaire co-representative Manon Mass announced Monday that she had contracted COVID-19 for the first time since the pandemic began.

Posted at 1:47 pm

Henri Ouellette-Vezina

Henri Ouellette-Vezina

“I have been very lucky so far, but it was my turn to get Covid. Don’t worry too much, I will be taking some time off in the next few days to heal myself and I will come back to you healthy! Take care of yourself,” said Mass in a brief tweet posted on his Twitter account on Monday.

For the past few days, last weekend, Mme A few weeks before the official start of the election campaign, Massey traveled to Rimouski to hold citizen meetings and go door-to-door, with a view to the October 3 vote.

“Manon Massey has contacted the teams that have gone to Sherbrooke and Rimouski so they can contact people who are present,” the party said. “Forthcoming QS activities will be outdoors only as a precautionary measure. It’s not Manon Massey, but Gabrielle Nadeau-Dubois who will be in the field this week,” indicates press attache, Sandrine Bourque.

The whole thing comes as Quebec passes the peak of new Covid-19 cases in this seventh wave. However, the mortality trend continues to rise.

As of Saturday, Quebec reported 2,086 people hospitalized, two fewer than the day before. The trend is up 11% in a week, but is showing clear signs of slowing down.

However, 59 of those patients are in intensive care, five more than on Friday.

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In the United States, President Joe Biden announced last week that he tested positive for COVID-19, a first for him as well. “My friends, I am very well. I was double vaccinated, with two booster doses, the symptoms were mild,” the Democrat said in a twenty-second video, showing him on the White House balcony in a dark suit, sky blue shirt and no tie.

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